Eric Semmel, M.A., and Sabrina Na, Ph.D. have a new publication titled “Inhibition explains the relationship between the efficiency of brain networks and adaptive outcomes in pediatric brain tumor survivors” in Neuropsychology. You can read the article here. Congrats Eric and Sabrina!
Congratulations to Holly Aleksonis for proposing her Dissertation titled “Structural Brain Network Properties and Relationships with Cognition in Adolescents and Young Adults with Congenital Heart Disease“. Way to go Holly!
Stephanie Steinberg, M.A., and Neami Tedla B.A. have a new publication titled “White matter pathways associated with empathy in females: A DTI investigation” in Brain and Cognition. You can read the article FREE for 50 days here. Congrats Stephanie and Neami!
Congratulations to our Brains & Behavior Summer scholars Naveen Thourani and Kylie Szymanski on their excellent poster presentations at the GSU Summer Research Symposium. Both students demonstrated advanced research and presentation skills. Kylie was awarded 2nd place for Best Poster and Naveen is on his way to an impressive honors thesis! We are so proud of our amazing undergraduate students!
The Healthy Student Brain RISE Project had its first in-person meeting last week at the GSU/GT Center for Advanced Brain Imaging. The Healthy Student Brain project is an interdisciplinary research study that will map the brains of young adults to identify determinants of brain health in college students. The DNP-ATL lab is excited to have the opportunity to work with such a talented group of individuals!
Congrats to Micaela Merril on her awesome poster presentation at GA Tech yesterday! Micaela’s final project, entitled, “Deterministic Tractography of the Cingulum in Traumatized Black Women With
and Without Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder” explored the relationships between white matter microstructure and PTSD. We are so proud of all that Micaela accomplished as a summer student in the GT/GSU Human Neuroscience REU Program. Micaela will continue to work with the DNP-ATL lab to publish her work!
Rella Kautiainen, M.A., and Holly Aleksonis, M.A. have a new publication titled “A Systematic Review of Host Genomic Variation and Neuropsychological Outcomes for Pediatric Cancer Survivors” in Neuropsychology Review. You can read the article here. Congrats Rella and Holly!
Congratulations to Eric Semmel and Rella Kautiainen for their internship matches! Eric has matched at Emory University right here in Atlanta, Georgia. Rella is off to Albuquerque to work at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. Both Eric and Rella have accomplished so much already and we are excited as they take the next steps in continuing their impressive work!
Jordan Pincus was selected as the ANST Pediatric Group Junior Trainee. Jordan will be supporting pediatric neuropsychology trainees across the nation! Congrats Jordan!
Olivia Haller, B.A. and Holly Aleksonis, M.A. have a new publication titled “White matter hyperintensities relate to executive dysfunction, apathy, but not disinhibition in long-term adult survivors of pediatric cerebellar tumor” in Neuroimage: Clinical. You can read the article here. Congrats Holly and Olivia!