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Dr. Alesia Prakapenka, PhD

Assistant Professor

Discovery (Biological & Genetic Mechanisms)

Laboratory of Behavioural Neuroendocrinology

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