Posts Tagged ‘behavioral neuroscience’

Joel Nigg, Ph.D., receives MERIT award from National Institute of Mental Health

Joel Nigg, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry and behavioral neuroscience in the OHSU School of Medicine and director of the Division of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry, has received a MERIT (Method to Extend Research in Time) award from the National Institute of Mental Health to further his work on the underlying mechanisms and causes of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. A leader in the field of ADHD research, Dr. Nigg has created a unique integration of … Read More

2014 Matarazzo Lecture: Fred H. Gage, Ph.D., May 5

The Department of Behavioral Neuroscience invites you to its 2014 Matarazzo Lecture and Reception featuring guest speaker Fred H. Gage, Ph.D., a professor at the Laboratory of Genetics at The Salk Institute for Biological Studies. This year’s lecture, “Mobile Elements: Generation of Behavioral and Evolutionary Diversity,” will be held at the Vey Conference Center on the 11th floor of the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital on Monday, May 5 at 1 p.m. The lecture will be directly followed … Read More

OHSU neuroscientist receives Presidential Early Career Award

Damien Fair, PA-C, Ph.D., an assistant professor of behavioral neuroscience and psychiatry and assistant scientist at the OHSU Advanced Imaging Research Center, has received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers for 2013, the highest honor given by the U.S. government to early-stage independent scientists. Dr. Fair received the award for his work on mapping and trying to better understand brain development in children with ADHD and autism. He is one of 102 researchers … Read More

2013 Matarazzo Lecture: Russell D. Fernald, Ph.D., Oct. 29

The Department of Behavioral Neuroscience invites you to its 2013 Matarazzo Lecture Series and reception featuring special guest speaker, Russell D. Fernald, Ph.D., professor of biology at Stanford University. This year’s lecture is titled “How does social behavior change the brain” and will be held at the Vey Conference Center on the 11th floor of the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital on Tuesday, October 29 at 2 p.m. The lecture will be directly followed by a 3 … Read More

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