Disease Mechanisms

De Rubeis, Silvia

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De Rubeis, Silvia (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai)  Cellular and molecular mechanisms of neurodevelopmental disorders

Motanis, Helen

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Motanis, Helen (University of California, Los Angeles) Alterations of cortical neural dynamics in Fragile x syndrome.

Coulson, Elizabeth

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Coulson, Elizabeth (University of Queensland) Loss of basal forebrain cholinergic neurons in Alzheimer’s disease and role of neurotrophins in the normal and pathological function of these neurons

Eggers, Erika

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Eggers, Erika (University of Arizona) Retinal circuitry modulation in response to changing light conditions and disease

Kastanenka, Ksenia  

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Kastanenka, Ksenia (Harvard Medical School) Role neural activity plays in onset and development of Alzheimer’s disease

Garrido, Marta

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Garrido, Marta (University of Melbourne) Brain’s circuitry underpinning the learning mechanisms that enable us to adapt to a novel environment and make predictions about future events

Olson, Elizabeth

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Olson, Elizabeth (McLean Hospital / Harvard Medical School) Decision-making, reward processing, and executive functioning in trauma and stress-related disorders including PTSD