UANews featured Dr. Carol Barnes in the five-part series: Women's History Month: Esteemed UA Researchers, Scholars
Regents' Professor Dr. Carol A. Barnes (above) is the BIO5 Institute's associate director and endowed chair of the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute. She also directs the Arizona Research Laboratories Division of Neural Systems, Memory, and Aging. Barnes has spend decades investigating how and why memory changes with age, and also how people are able to differentiate normal memory change from severe memory impairment, such as Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia. In 2013, the Society for Neuroscience named Barnes its Ralph W. Gerard Prize in Neuroscience recipient, the highest recognition conferred by the society, honoring outstanding scientists who make significant contributions to neuroscience.
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