Dr. Vila-Castelar joined the Lab as a postdoctoral fellow in September 2018. She completed her doctoral training in clinical psychology at Queens College, City University of New York and her internship in multicultural neuropsychology at MGH/Harvard Medical School. Her research has focused on developing sensitive cognitive measures to detect and predict cognitive, functional and neuropsychiatric response to drug treatments. Her current interests in the lab include examining sex differences in cognitive decline, pathology burden and brain function in preclinical familial Alzheimer’s disease. She also conducts neuropsychological evaluations at the Psychology AssessmentCenter (PAC) and the Mass General Multicultural Neuropsychology Program (MUNDOS). She enjoys traveling, photography and trying new restaurants.