Vita Ross knew something was wrong. Half her face had drooped and she was having trouble performing simple tasks. The culprit was a hemorrhagic stroke. Luckily, Dr. David Fiorella had the tools to save her.
Through a $206,184 grant over three years from the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA), Prof. DeLorenzo will undertake an innovative Positron Emission Tomography (PET) imaging research project that will bring new insights into the origins of Alzheimer’s disease.
Victoria Hesford’s research is situated at the intersection of the interdisciplinary fields of American studies, feminist cultural studies, and queer studies, and focuses on how and to what effect political projects and movements are mediated through mass culture in twentieth and twenty-first century American culture. In particular, she looks at how mass culture provides fantasies of collectivity and modes of belonging for feminist and queer political movements in the postwar era.