Boston University Scholar Honored for Mentoring by the Society for Neuroscience

Alice Cronin-Golomb, professor of psychological and brain sciences at Boston University, is the recipient of the Bernice Grafstein Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Mentoring from the Society for Neuroscience. Named after the first woman president of the Society for Neuroscience, the award recognizes leaders who have aided the early careers of women neuroscientists and facilitated their retention in the field.

As part of her distinguished research career in aging and neurodegenerative conditions, Professor Cronin-Golomb has supervised 36 graduating doctoral students, including 24 women. Many of those who have trained with her are now rising or established leaders in the field of neurodegeneration and neuropsychology.

Dr. Cronin-Golomb’s lab focuses on the neural correlates of perception, cognition, and other psychological functions in aging and age-related neurodegenerative disease.

Professor Cronin-Golumb is a graduate of Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut. She earned a Ph.D. at the California Institute of Technology.

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