Invited talks

10 – 2014 Physical health and the brain in aging: insights from combining multiple structural and functional MR imaging techniques. Visual Cognition and Human Performance Division, Department of Psychology at UIUC.

 10 – 2014 Physical activity and brain health: insights from combining structural and functional MR imaging. Cognitive Neuroscience Division, Department of Psychology at UIUC

 05 – 2014 Killing two birds with one stone: interventions that benefit both body and brain. Obesity Across the Lifespan Research Symposium, Urbana, IL, USA.

04 – 2014 Cardiorespiratory fitness and physical activity are associated with higher brain functional variability in old age. Cognitive Aging Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA.

03 – 2014 Stay wired! Improving brain and cognitive function by maintaining white matter integrity. Department of Physical Therapy, Aging, Mobility, and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, Vancouver, BC, CA.

03 – 2014 Cardiorespiratory fitness and physical activity are associated with higher brain functional variability in old age. Brain Functional Organization, Connectivity, and Behavior Workshop, Whistler, BC, Canada.

02 – 2014 White matter hyper intensities in healthy aging: is higher physical activity and arterial elasticity associated with lower lesion burden? Cognitive Neuroimaging Lab, Beckman Institute, Urbana, IL, USA.

12 – 2013 Exercising/aerobic fitness is good for the (aging) brain! Max Planck for Human Development, Berlin, Germany.

03 – 2013 Positive effects of physical exercise and aerobic capacity on white matter in old age (moderated poster). 23rd Annual Neuroscience Conference, Brain Plasticity and Neurorehabilitation, Toronto, Canada.

01 – 2013 Positive effects of physical exercise and aerobic capacity on white matter in old age. 3rd Annual Postdoc Research Symposium, Urbana, IL, USA.

01 – 2013 Never too late to start: positive effects of physical exercise on white matter in very old age. Alpine Brain Imaging Meeting, Champery, Switzerland.

06 – 2012 White and grey matter matter: studying structure-function relationships in adult human brain using various MRI techniques. The Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology of the University of Gdańsk and the Medical University of  Gdańsk, Poland

07 – 2012 White and grey matter matter: adult age structure-function relationships. Nencki Institute of Experimental Biology, Warsaw, Poland.

09 – 2012 Lower white matter integrity is related to higher BOLD signal in healthy adult brain: A whole-brain multivariate integration of fMRI and DTI. Neuronus conference, Krakow, Poland.

01 – 2011 Microstructure of fronto-parietal connections predicts cortical responsivity and working memory performance. Alpine Brain Imaging Meeting, Champery, Switzerland.

05 – 2009 White matter, aging, and executive functions. LIFE Spring Academy, Zürich, Switzerland/Cognitive Psychology Lab, Duke University Medical Center, USA.

03 – 2009 Estimation of white matter hyperintensities in healthy aging population. Mini-workshop on Automatic Estimation of While Matter Lesions, Münster, Germany.