Our Team

Alex is a cognitive ageing researcher and clinical neuropsychologist based at the Academic Unit for Psychiatry of Old Age at the University of Melbourne, Australia. His research interests include non-pharmacological interventions aimed at primary and secondary prevention of cognitive decline and dementia.

Tzvi is the Director of Geriatrics and the Center for Healthy Aging at the Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa, Israel, and is Vice Dean and Director of the American Medical School at the Bruce and Ruth Rappaport Faculty of Medicine of the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. He is the chairman of the Israel Geriatrics Society, is a member of the Full Board of the European Geriatric Medicine Society, and is the Editor of the Geriatric Section of the Frontiers in Medicine Journal.

Dr Sylvie Belleville is a full professor in psychology at Université de Montreal and the research director of the Institut Universitaire de Gériatrie de Montréal (IUGM). Her research interests include cognitive deficits in normal aging, mild cognitive impairment, subjective cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease, efficacy and neuronal correlates of cognitive training, the role of virtual reality and mobile applications to measure and train real-life cognition.

Ben is a cognitive ageing researcher, clinical neuropsychologist, and Associate Professor at the University of Michigan, USA. His research interests include neuropsychological assessment of aging, dementia, stroke, and epilepsy, cognitive effects of chronic stress/post-traumatic stress disorder, and non-pharmacologic intervention for enhancing cognitive, emotional, and everyday functioning.

Sharon is a neuropsychologist and a postdoctoral researcher at Columbia University Medical Center, USA. She is also member of the Old Age Research Group at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. Her research and clinical interests include healthy aging, age-related cognitive changes, mild cognitive impairment, personality-cognition relations, integration of technology in cognitive intervention, and the impact of lifestyle/non-pharmacological intervention on cognition, emotion, and everyday life.