Our undergraduate Hilton was awarded the summer fellowship for The Center for Neuroscience at the University of Pittsburgh (CNUP) and will be here this summer for a 10 week program in lab. We are very excited to have him here full time to help run subjects and work on his independent study.
Our RA Christina has accepted an offer of admission to the Clinical Child Psychology Doctoral Program at Penn State for the fall. We are so excited for her and wish her the best in her future endeavors! She has been with our lab for the past 3 years and we will miss her vivacious personality.
The Social Brain Interaction Study for Autism has completed recruiting after 2 years. We have run a total of 112 subjects of both healthy control adults and children with autism. We are excited to analyze the data and begin a new publication! Thanks to the families and participants who participated!
Our post doc Frank has taken a position at the company Entought in Austin, Texas and will be leaving LCBD at the end of February to began a new journey in his career. Good luck Frank! We will miss you!
This week Dr. Perlman is traveling to China to visit our past Visiting Scholar Yanwei Li and to speak at her university, Nanjing University about preschool irritability and neural synchrony.
We are excited to announce we have 4 new Pitt undergrads joining us in the lab this spring making our total 15! Welcome Aboli, Emma, Melanie and Zaina! Hopefully they will stay through their entire Pitt experience!
This month our new RA Charis “Kay” Rodgers has joined our lab from Texas and will be the lead on our new grant Parent and Me PCIT which will began soon.
We are excited to announce another project titled “Leveraging Cognitive Neuroscience to Elucidate the Neurodevelopmental Phenotype of Prenatal Opioid Exposure: Multi-level Mechanisms of Irritability Pathways” has also been funded by the Director’s Office of the National Institutes of Health through the R01 MH107540-04-S1.
We are thrilled to announce that our lab director, Dr. Susan Perlman, has received a R21 research grant for NIMH for Dyadic Synchrony as Mechansim of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT).