Stress & Addiction

Neural and behavioral processes underlying stress, mood and emotion, and/or related psychiatric disorders, particularly addiction/substance dependence and affective disorders.

Neurobehavioral Development

Neural, cognitive and behavioral development and/or related developmental disorders, particularly congenital disorders of nervous system development, pediatric brain tumors, behavioral/cognitive disorders, learning disabilities and communication disorders.

Cognition & Plasticity

Neural and behavioral processes underlying decision making, learning, memory and motor function, and/or related neurological disorders, particularly stroke, traumatic brain injury, pain, neural tumors, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease and Alzheimer's disease.