Adolescent development of fronto-striatal-limbic systems and risk for affective and substance abuse disorders.
Network dynamics with plasticity
Effects of lifestyle on brain structure and function
Sensory training-induced changes in mouse somatosensory cortex
Molecular basis of mitochondrial dysfunction that contributes to neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s Disease, with the goal of identifying reversible pathways during the early stages of disease to develop novel therapeutic interventions.
Electrophysiological and personality psychology approaches to identify biomarkers associated with specific clinical profiles in severe mental illness.
Normative brain functional and cogntiive development through adolescence, attention, cognitive control, working memory, reward and motivation, decision making, emotional, social processing. Autism, ADHD, schizophrenia, cannabis, alcohol. fMRI, MEG, and DTI.