Trishna Subas graduated from UC Berkeley in 2009 with a bachelor of arts degree in psychology. Prior to coming to the Memory and Aging Center, she worked in the Berkeley Psychophysiology Lab investigating dementia and its connection to emotional functioning, as well as a variety of projects surrounding emotion and social interaction. She also worked in social psychology at the Mills Lab, a study which has followed a cohort of women from 1958 to the present.
Trishna joined the Memory and Aging Center in July 2010. Her primary role is managing the New Approaches to Dementia Heterogeneity grant, which follows patients with the goal of learning more about dementia to improve early detection and clinical care for patients. Additionally, she conducts cognitive testing with clinic patients, gathers MRI data on participants at the Neuroscience Imaging Center and assists in the validation of new diagnostic criteria for dementia.