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Research 411 Talk Show: The Heart and Mind Connection

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

3-4 PM

Interact with prominent faculty researchers as they share their #UTDResearchImpact during this talk show!

During this interactive session, Dr. Chandramallika Basak, Associate Professor of Behavioral and Brain Sciences, will discuss the heart and mind connection.  Advancing age, coupled with a more sedentary lifestyle lead to a reduction in arterial wall plasticity and Mild Cognitive Impairments (MCI) in older adults.  Dr. Basak will share how her research on modifiable neuroprotective factors, arterial wall plasticity and physical fitness, can prevent decline in executive functions.

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Wednesday, February 24 at 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Virtual Event

Persons with disabilities may submit a request for accommodations to participate in this event at UT Dallas' ADA website. You may also call (972) 883-5331 for assistance or send an email to All requests should be received no later than 2 business days prior to the event.

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Tiffany Willoughby
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