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Kitty Lui, B.S.

Pronouns: Kitty

Doctoral Student

SDSU / UC San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology

San Diego

Areas of Research

Kitty is interested in the influence of modifiable lifestyle factors, specifically sleep, on Alzheimer’s Disease and cognitive function in older adults, along with identifying markers and risk factors for cognitive decline.


Kitty Lui graduated with a B.S. in Cognitive Sciences and B.A. in Education Sciences at the University of California Irvine. She is a doctoral student in the SDSU/UC San Diego JDP in Clinical Psychology under the mentorship of Dr. Sarah Banks. She is interested in the influence of sleep on Alzheimer’s Disease pathology and neuropsychological functioning. Also, she is interested in examining subjective cognitive decline as a risk factor and early detection tool for Alzheimer’s Disease.


Sarah Banks, Ph.D., UC San Diego