Date and Time: August 13, 2024 at 2:00 pm, ET
 Carleara Weiss, PhD, MS, RN
University at Buffalo School of Nursing
Title: “Sleep, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dietary Supplements”

Dr. Weiss is a NIA-MOSAIC K99R00 Scholar and an Assistant Professor at the University at Buffalo School of Nursing. Dr. Weiss is a geriatric nurse scientist with research focused on sleep disturbances, neurodegeneration, and biomarkers of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD). She combines clinical and laboratory expertise while working with a community heavily impacted by social determinants of health.

Originally from Brazil, Dr. Weiss earned a Bachelor’s Degree In Nursing Science, a Bachelor’s in Education and a Master’s in Science of Health Care at Federal Fluminense University, Brazil, where she also worked as an Assistant Professor. She is the vice-chair for the SRS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee and a member of the Older Adults Taskforce in Buffalo, NY, and hopes to continue empowering racially minoritized people in science and the community.

The Virtual Seminar Series is a resource to support career development by providing opportunities for trainees and early career investigators to deliver professional talks to an audience of peers and colleagues through online seminars. Our goal is to provide a resource for Sleep Research Society members at all levels of training to get continued exposure to new and exciting sleep and circadian research methods and findings.