Doctoral Student Awarded International Fellowship

Liselotte de Wit has been awarded an international fellowship from Alzheimer Netherlands.

Congratulations to Ms. de Wit (mentor: Glenn Smith, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, CHP Department Chair), who, out of 11 applicants, has been awarded €65.000 (approximately $77,000) from Alzheimer Netherlands to fund her research.

This fellowship supports promising Dutch researchers in any phase of their career to obtain meaningful research experience abroad and to establish international research collaborations between leading institutes and researchers in the field of Alzheimer’s. Reviewers of Lise’s application state that although she is still in a very early research career, she has already relevant publications in the dementia field.  In addition, her CV shows her to be a promising researcher.

The fellowship will fund Lise during her 3rd and 4th year of her training. As part of this project, Lise will set up a collaboration with Roy Kessels, PhD, at the Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. Lise’s proposed project aims to investigate implicit memory and its neural correlates as predictors for Memory Compensation Training responsiveness in persons with Mild Cognitive Impairment.​