Bárbara Avelar Pereira

Title: Affiliated

Sector: Psychology

Research group: Lars Bäckman


KI Profile page: https://staff.ki.se/people/barbara-avelar-pereira

Phone: +46 (0)8-524 858 36

Email: barbara.avelar.pereira@ki.se

Portrait of Bárbara Avelar Pereira. Photo: Maria Yohuang.
Photo: Maria Yohuang.

Bárbara Avelar Pereira is a researcher working with Lars Bäckman and Alireza Salami in the Psychology Sector of the Aging Research Center. Her research focuses on the use of different neuroimaging techniques to investigate functional, structural, and molecular correlates of healthy and pathological ageing.

Bárbara has a bachelor’s in Psychological Sciences from the University of Lisbon and a research master’s in Cognitive Neuroscience from Leiden University. She completed her PhD at Karolinska Institutet in 2019.