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Paula Croxson, PhD
    • Positions
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Neuroscience
    • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
    • Language
    • English

Paula Croxson has been an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Neuroscience and Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai since 2013. Her laboratory focuses on the neural basis of memory, particularly the detailed autobiographical memories that are lost in patients with dementia such as Alzheimer’s disease. Her work combines neuroscience techniques in order to study the changes that occur to the networks of brain regions responsible for these memories, the neurochemical basis of the changes, and how plasticity occurs in these systems.

Paula carried out her undergraduate research at the University of Cambridge, U.K., and completed her Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology at the University of Oxford, U.K., where she held a Wellcome Trust 4-year Prize Studentship. She completed her postdoctoral training first at the University of Oxford and then at Mount Sinai, where she was awarded a Charles H. Revson Senior Fellowship in Biomedical Sciences.

Research Topic

Alzheimer's Disease, Behavior, Brain, Brain Imaging, Cerebral Cortex, Cognitive Neuroscience, Comparative Anatomy, MRI, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Memory, Neural Networks, Neuroscience, Prefrontal Cortex

Multi-Disciplinary Training Area

Neuroscience [NEU]

Language

English