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  • The nonagenarian athlete: Researchers study Olga Kotelko's brain

    University of Illinois Beckman Institute postdoctoral researcher Agnieszka Burzynska and her colleagues analyzed the brain and cognition of Olga Kotelko, a 93-year-old track-and-field athlete. Burzynska is now a professor at Colorado State University.

    University of Illinois Beckman Institute postdoctoral researcher Agnieszka Burzynska and her colleagues analyzed the brain and cognition of Olga Kotelko, a 93-year-old track-and-field athlete. Burzynska is now a professor at Colorado State University.

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  • Editor's note: To reach Agnieszka Burzynska, email agaburza@illinois.edu.
    To reach Art Kramer, call 217-244-1933; email a-kramer@illinois.edu.

    The paper “White-matter integrity, hippocampal volume and cognitive performance of a world-famous nonagenarian track and field athlete” is available from the U. of I. News Bureau.