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Research Week: Lunch & Learn Presentations – Ben Zimmerman

April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

All NUNM community members are invited to attend Lunch and Learn presentations from research professionals, highlighting their current work and career path. These 30-minute presentations will be followed by 15-minute Q&A with the speaker.

Tuesday, April 30
Noon – 1 PM
Main Academic Building, Room 107

Open to all NUNM community, research students, and faculty

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About the Speaker


Ben Zimmerman, PhD

Ben Zimmerman smiling for a photo

Dr. Zimmerman is a post-doctoral research investigator at the Helfgott Research Institute, receiving clinical research training through the NIH-funded BRIDG R90 program. He received his Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he studied the effects of cerebrovascular health on cognitive aging. At the Helfgott Research Institute, he is continuing his research on mitigating the effects of aging on the brain through holistic andcomplementary approaches, with a focus on the prevention of disease through early intervention, whole-person health, and tapping into mechanisms of salutogenesis. He is currently studying the effects of the botanical supplement Centella asiatica (gotu kola) on brain health and vasculature.




April 30
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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