Dr. Langella joined the Multicultural Alzheimer’s Prevention Program (MAPP) as a postdoctoral fellow in September 2021 after finishing her PhD in Psychology & Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her main research interests are in the investigation of cognitive and biological markers of the development of Alzheimer’s disease, particularly within preclinical stages. Her research has focused on brain-based biomarkers for dementia, including functional network properties and accumulation of tau pathology. Dr. Langella was awarded a research fellowship from the Alzheimer’s Association (AARF) to investigate subregional amygdala tau accumulation in autosomal dominant Alzheimer’s disease, along with its relationship to cognition and neuropsychiatric symptoms. She is a 2022-2023 Research Education Component Affiliate at the Massachusetts Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center. Outside of her time at MAPP, she enjoys hiking with her dog, cooking, and (loudly) cheering on Boston sports teams.
Nadine Schwab, PhD
Postdoctoral Clinical Fellow at MARC
Dr. Schwab is a Clinical Neuropsychology Postdoctoral Fellow at the Multicultural Assessment and Research Center (MARC). She attended the University of Florida where she earned both a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, and a Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology. Outside of her clinical work within MARC, her research within the Alzheimer’s Clinical and Translational Research Unit focuses on identification of novel digital biomarkers of cognition collected through passive game play. In her free time she enjoys going on roadtrips, gardening, and hiking with her dog, Pepito .