Rowan Saloner graduated from the University of California, Davis in 2013 with a bachelor's degree in Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior. During his undergraduate career, Rowan conducted Alzheimer’s disease research at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging in Dr. Dale Bredesen’s laboratory, developing neurobehavioral testing protocols in a mouse model. Rowan also spent time at UCSF in the laboratory of Dr. Jialing Liu, researching neural plasticity following stroke. Prior to joining the Memory and Aging Center, Rowan led user research efforts for the educational technology company Kizoom.
Rowan joined the Memory and Aging Center in February 2014 as the study coordinator for the Hillblom Aging Network, a longitudinal study of what constitutes normal aging and what early cognitive declines are associated with neurodegenerative disease.
In addition to his career interests in becoming a clinical neuropsychologist, Rowan is an avid Bay Area sports fan and loves exploring the hiking trails of Marin County with his dog.