Adam Woods

Dr. Woods is Assistant Director of the Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory (CAM) and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology. He is also the Director of the Neurophysiology and Neuromodulation Research Core in the CAM. Dr. Woods’ research focuses on discovery and application of novel non-invasive brain stimulation interventions for enhancing cognitive function in adults with and without neurodegenerative disease. This includes work in a variety of comorbid conditions that may accelerate the brain aging process, including cognitive aging, dementia, HIV, stroke, and chronic pain. He is also PI of the largest Phase 3 randomized clinical trial using transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS), the ACT study as well as several Phase II tDCS trials focused on cognitive aging, dementia, and chronic pain.