Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit Mission

Research & Development

Clinical Applications

    1. Definition of the sensitivity and specificity of parametric neuroimaging in the diagnosis of mental disorders;
    2. To develop procedures suitable for preoperative mapping of cognitive functions;
    3. To identify with neuroimaging the anatomical site(s) of action of psychoactive drugs.
    4. To identify the site(s) of action of vagus nerve stimulation in treatment-refractory unipolar depression

Training in Basic and Clinical Neurosciences

Opportunities for training and collaboration occur at multiple levels: predoctoral, postdoctoral, resident physician, research scientist, and faculty. The Cognitive Neuroimaging Unit facilities span both the UM and VAMC campuses providing an integrated training experience.


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