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John J. Foxe, PhD
Director
Neuroscience
(585) 275-1964

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Madalina Tivarus, PhD
Associate Director of Operations
Imaging Sciences/Neuroscience
(585) 276-7328

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Jianhui Zhong
Jianhui Zhong, PhD
Associate Director
Imaging Sciences/BME/Physics
(585) 273-4518

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Kathleen Jensen
Kathleen Jensen, MHSA
Executive Director
The Ernest J. Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience
(585) 276-8730

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Staff

Edmund Kwok
Edmund Kwok, Ph.D.
MRI Physicist
Imaging Sciences
Coil Design/Hardware Issues
MR Safety Expert
(585) 275-6506

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Zachary Miller
Zachary Miller
Administrative Manager
(585) 275-4540
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Evi Vanoost
Evi Vanoost
Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience IT Director
(585) 275-4549
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Steve Robida
Steve Robida
IT
(585) 273-4165

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Pamela Zachary, R.T. (R)(ARRT)
Lead MRI Technologist
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Susan Wall, R.T. (R)(MR)(ARRT)
MRI Technologist
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Laboratories at UR CABIN

Garcea Lab - Advance understanding of the cognitive and neuroanatomic mechanisms underlying human tool use

Keane Lab - Vision & Psychosis

Lalor Lab - Explore quantitative modeling approaches to the analysis of sensory electrophysiology in humans

Maddox Lab - Investigate How the Visual System Interacts with the Auditory System to Improve Selective Attention Under Noisy Conditions

Pain and Perceptions Lab - Understanding the neural mechanisms that transform nociceptive input to painful perceptions in humans and how these mechanisms change in chronic pain

Spectrum Brain Lab - Advance understanding of the neural mechanisms underlying various processes of autism in order to facilitate the development of mechanism-informed supports and interventions

Zhong Lab - MRI Research

ZVR Lab - PTSD research leveraging virtual reality (VR), multimodal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and machine learning

Photo of Richard BarbanoRichard Barbano, MD, PhD
Neurology
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A Phase 2 multi-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study in subjects with late prodromal and early manifest Huntington's disease (HD) to assess the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinectics and efficacy of VX15/2503 (SIGNAL)

Photo of Jeffrey BazarianJeffrey Bazarian, MD, MPH
Bazarian Lab
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1) A Novel Tool for Field Assessment of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
2) Is Tau a biomarker of sub-concussive head hits during a single sporting contest?

Photo of Farran BriggsFarran Briggs, PhD
Briggs Lab
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Research on the mechanisms of visual spatial attention

Photo of Rashid DeaneRashid Deane, PhD
Deane lab
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CSF MRI in mice

Photo of Gregory DeAngelisGregory DeAngelis, PhD
Brain and Cognitive Sciences
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1) Neural Basis of Depth Perception
2) Neural Mechanisms for Perceiving Object Motion During Self-Motion

Photo of David Dodell-FederDavid Dodell-Feder, PhD
Social Cognition & Psychopathology (SCP) Lab
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Social Brain Study

Photo of Marvin DoyleyMarvin Doyley, PhD
Parametric Imaging Research Laboratory
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Brain MRE

Photo of Ian FiebelkornIan Fiebelkorn, PhD
Fiebelkorn Laboratory
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Flexible allocation of the brain’s limited processing resources in attention, perception, and working memory

Photo of Julie FudgeJulie Fudge, MD
Fudge Laboratory
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Anatomy and neurochemistry of brain regions associated with symptoms in major psychiatric illnesses

Photo of manuel gomez-ramirezManuel Gomez-Ramirez, PhD
The Haptics Laboratory
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Understanding the neural mechanisms that mediate sensation and action with our hands

Photo of David N. HerrmannDavid N. Herrmann, MBBCh
Neurology
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A Phase 2 Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of ACE-083 in Patients with Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Types 1 and X

Photo of Sien HuSien Hu, PhD
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fMRI executive control

Photo of Krystel HuxlinKrystel Huxlin, PhD
Huxlin Lab
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Effect of Visual Retraining on Visual Loss Following Visual Cortical Damage

Photo of Michelle JanelsinsMichelle C. Janelsins-Benton, PhD
Cancer Control & Psychoneuroimmunology Laboratory
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Longitudinal Pilot Mechanistic Study of the Effects of Chemotherapy on Cognitive Function in Breast Cancer Patients and Non-Cancer Control

Photo of Ian KlecknerIan Robert Kleckner, PhD, MPH
Kleckner Lab

A Feasibility Pilot Study on the Effects of Exercise on Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy and Interoceptive Brain Circuitry

Photo of Wing-Chi Edmund KwokWing-Chi Edmund Kwok, PhD
Kwok Lab
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1) Novel Techniques to Study Structure-Function Relationships in Preterm Lung Disease
2) Three-Dimensional In-Vivo Measurement of Lumbar Spine Segmental Motion using UTE MRI-Ultrasound Registration: A Pilot Study

Photo of Feng V. LinFeng Vankee Lin, PhD, RN
CogT Lab

1) Efficacy and Mechanisms of Combined Aerobic Exercise and Cognitive Training (ACT) in MC
2) Computer-Based Cognitive Training for Older Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment (CogTE Study
3) HARP-Project 1 Cognitive Training

Photo of Alayna LoiselleAlayna Loiselle, PhD
Loiselle Lab
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Identify novel strategies to improve flexor tendon healing

Photo of William MeriganWilliam H. Merigan, Jr., PhD
Merigan Lab
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Biological visual restoration; Organization of visual cortex in humans and non-human primates

Photo of Jon MinkJonathan Mink, MD, PhD
Neurology
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Physiology of movement, function of the basal ganglia, pathophysiology of movement disorders, and development of motor control

Photo of Thomas O'ConnorThomas G. O'Connor, PhD
Psychiatry
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UPSIDE (Understanding Pregnancy Signals and Infant Development) and ECHO

Photo of Jason OzubkoJason Ozubko, PhD
Psychiatry
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Cognitive and neuropsychological properties of human memory

Photo of Webster H. PilcherWebster H. Pilcher, MD, PhD
Neurosurgery
Wilmot Cancer Institute
Pediatrics
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Organization of Cognitive Processes Supporting Object Knowledge in the Altered Brain

Photo of George A. Porter, Jr.George A. Porter, Jr., MD, PhD
Pediatrics
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CHD Brain & Genes

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Neurology
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1) Fluoxetine for Visual Recovery after Ischemic Stroke
2) The Effect of Stroke on the Cognitive Organization of Object Knowledge
3) Cognitive Organization of Object Knowledge after Stroke

Photo of Marc H. SchieberMarc H. Schieber, MD, PhD
Schieber Lab
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Voluntary Control of Neuronal Activity

Photo of Giovanni SchifittoGiovanni Schifitto, MD, MS
Neurology
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1) Role of Myeloid Cells in Cerebrovascular Permeability and Reactivity in Older HIV Infected Individuals
2) Effects of cART Long-Term Exposure on Neuronal Function and Brain Microstructure in HIV infected Individuals ART Naive starting cART
3) Effects of Long-Term Pre-Exposure Prophylaxix on Neuronal Function and Brain Microstructure in HIV Un-infected Individuals

Photo of Ruth SchneiderRuth B Schneider, MD
Neurology
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Care of patients with movement disorders

Photo of Steven SilversteinSteven Silverstein, PhD
Psychiatry
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Impairments of perceptual function and organization in schizophrenia and other neuropsychiatric disorders

Photo of Adam SnyderAdam Snyder, PhD
ADAMSlab
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Identifying selective visual attention mechanisms through high-dimensional analysis

Photo of Rabi N. TawilRabi N. Tawil, MD
Neurology
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1) A Phase 2 Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of ACE-083 in Patients with Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy
2) Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD) Clinical Trial Foundations
3) FSHD Longitudinal Biomarker Preparatory Study

Photo of George Edward VatesGeorge Edward Vates, MD, PhD
Neurosurgery
Wilmot Cancer Institute
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Early visual cortex plasticity and white matter changes associated with GH and IGF-1

updated October 2022