Alexandru Iordan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor


Dr. Iordan received his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He joined the Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor as a Postdoctoral fellow in 2016 and was promoted to Assistant Research Scientist in 2020. During this time he worked on the cognitive neuroscience of aging with a focus on cognitive training and network neuroscience. He received an Alzheimer's Association Research Fellowship (AARF) career transition award in 2020. Currently, Dr. Iordan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry.  

Areas of Interest

Dr. Iordan's main research interest lies in advancing the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias by integrating research methods that enable us to:

  1. experimentally influence brain states
  2. image brain structure, metabolism, and activity
  3. model brain-wide interactions.


Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Postdoc, Cognitive Neuroscience of Aging, University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

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