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Ruoqi Huang

Research Assistant

University of Toronto

Ruoqi Huang is a passionate Undergraduate Research Opportunity Student/ Research Assistant at the University of Toronto studying behavioral mechanisms of memory, and the effects of ageing on memory. Her research interest roots in the ageing population, from healthy ageing to patients with memory deficits, as she determines to strive for better understanding the mechanisms of memory loss and improve living quality of the elderlies. Her recent project focuses on investigating behavior oscillation pattern of encoding in the healthy ageing population. In her spare time, Ruoqi plays for the University of Toronto Varsity Blue women’s fencing team, and won the provincial champion with her team in 2020, while also obtaining the “T-holders academic excellence award” for her academic performance. Ruoqi has been actively volunteered at the long term care homes and hospitals to help with the elderlies. Ruoqi is also a member of the Student Alzheimer’s Alliance at the University of Toronto (SAAUT) as she actively participate in event organization to raise public awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease, and how sports can have positive impacts on memory.

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