Laura Wisse, PhD is a postdoctoral fellow at Penn who works with Dr. David Wolk and Dr. Paul Yushkevich from the Department of Radiology. Her main interests are imaging of the medial temporal lobe in aging and diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease and Major Depressive Disorder. She is involved in the development of new tools for assessing medial temporal lobe structures, but she is also interested in investigating how these medial temporal lobe structures relate to aging, disease and cognitive functions, such as memory. Dr. Wisse is part of the Penn Image Computing and Science Lab and the Hippocampus Gang led by Dr. Paul Yushkevich.
Dr. Wisse received her PhD in Neuroscience and MSc in Epidemiology from Utrecht University in The Netherlands in 2014. She also obtained an MSc in Psychology from Leiden University in The Netherlands in 2010.