Caltech Faculty Member Receives McKnight Neuroscience Award to Study Memory Formation

PASADENA, Calif.-“Oh, I just forgot what I was going to say!” “Now what was I getting ready to do?” “Where did I put my keys?”For many of us, these exasperating complaints are all too common. And for others facing even more debilitating memory disorders like Alzheimer’s or dementia, the dilemma is more critical.Ultimately finding solutions to these complex problems is the mission of Athanassios Siapas, assistant professor of computation and neural systems at the California Institute of Technology. Siapas has received a McKnight Scholar Award to support his work in “Cortico-Hippocampal Interactions and Memory Formation.” This award, granted by the McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience, is given for innovative research in neuroscience as it pertains to memory and, ultimately, to a clearer understanding and treatment of diseases affecting memory. Siapas…


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