[The Center’s] major emphasis is on prevention—to help prevent and catch memory loss in its early stages before it turns into Alzheimer’s or dementia.
Research Assistant III
Joseph works closely with Dr. Francesca Filbey on studying how genetic and environmental factors interact in the brain of addicts. His role as a cognitive researcher allows him to evaluate both imaging (e.g., fMRI) and behavioral statistics to determine changes that happen in the brain. Joseph received his undergrad in mathematics and psychology from the University of Illinois.