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Yamile Bocanegra, PhD

Dr. Bocanegra joined the Lab as a postdoctoral fellow in December 2017. She completed her MSc inNeuropsychology from the University of San Buenaventura, and her PhD inNeuroscience from the University of Antioquia. Currently she works in the Group of Neuroscience of Antioquia (Colombia) in which she has had the opportunity to study cognitive impairment in patients with neurodegenerative diseases. For the past four years she has been interested in the relation between language and the motor system through the study of patients with motor diseases, especially in Parkinson’s disease. Her current interest in the lab is related to the study of the visuo-constructional skills and their relation with biomarkers in cognitively healthy individuals with high risk for developing AD.