Dr. Alesia Prakapenka PhD

Assistant Professor

Midwestern University

Discovery (Biological & Genetic Mechanisms)

Dr. Alesia Prakapenka is an Assistant Professor in Biomedical Sciences (IL) at Midwestern University. Her research program investigates women’s health across the lifespan using translationally relevant rodent models, with a particular focus on how physiological changes contribute to age-related cognitive decline. 

Area of Research Expertise
Estrogens; Progestogens; Aging; Learning and memory

First Nations land acknowledegement

We acknowledge that the UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) people.

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