Loren Hizel, M.S.


Loren Hizel is a graduate student in the department of Clinical and Health Psychology, PhD program. He is involved in the processing of brain MRI images and is particularly interested in understanding brain changes and their influence to changes in cognition and memory. Loren received his B.A. in Psychology from Illinois State University in 2009. Afterward he joined the Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center in Chicago proctoring Neuropsychological tests for their longitudinal, epidemiological cohorts (the Religious Orders Study and the Memory and Aging Project).

Published Manuscripts

Wilson, R. S., Sukriti, N, Boyle, P.A., Hizel, L. P., Yu, L., Buchman, A. S., Shah, R. C., Schneider, J.A., Arnold, S.E., & Bennett, D. A. (2013). Brainstem aminergic nuclei and late life depressive symptoms. JAMA Psychiatry. Epub ahead of print.

Wilson, R.S., Nag, S., Boyle, P.A., Hizel, L.P., Yu, L., Buchman, A.S., Schneider, J.A., & Bennett, D.A. (2013). Neural reserve, neuronal density in the locus coeruleus, and cognitive decline. Neurology, 80(13), 1202-1208.

Wilson, R. S., Segawa, E., Buchman, A. S., Boyle, P. A., Hizel, L. P., & Bennett, D. A. (2012). Terminal decline in motor function. Psychology & Aging, 27(4), 998-1007. PMID: 22612603.

Wilson, R. S., Segawa, E., Boyle, P.A., Anagnos, S. E., Hizel, L. P., & Bennett, D. A. (2012). The natural history of cognitive decline in Alzheimer’s disease. Psychology & Aging, 1008-1017. PMID: 22946521.

Wilson, R. S., Segawa, E., Hizel, L. P., Boyle, P.A., & Bennett, D. A. (2012). Terminal dedifferentiation of cognitive abilities. Neurology, 78(15), 1116-1122.