Research specialist Alex Birdsill, has been accepted to the Clinical Psychology Program at UT-Austin. Alex joined the lab in 2011 to conduct data analysis on the Metabolic Syndrome study. While here he wrote two first-author papers on age-related brain changes and the effects of metabolic risk factors on cognitive function and brain health. He assisted on several other projects, resulting in more that 5 additional co-authorships. We wish him the best of luck in this next stage of his career!