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DPRG Postdoctoral Research Training Program

Department of Psychology

Postdoctoral Research Training in Developmental Psychobiology

Postdoctoral Faculty

Research Topic
Bruce Appel, PhD
The role of glial cells in establishing and maintaining functional neural circuits
Bruce Appel, PhD
Marie T. Banich, PhD
Cognitive neuroscience and human neuropsychology
Marie T Banich, PhD
Tim Benke, MD, PhD
Cellular mechanisms by which early life seizures (ELS) subvert the processes of normal neuronal development
Tim Benke, MD, PhD
Elysia Poggi Davis, PhD
Prenatal/early origins of health and development
Guido Frank, MD
Brain imaging in eating disorders and in impulsive aggression in youth
Guido Frank, MD
Christian Hopfer, MD
Clinical epidemiology and behavior genetics of conduct disorder
Christian Hopfer, MD
Mark Laudenslager, PhD
Psycho-neuroendocrinology / immunology of behavioral development
Mark Laudenslager, PhD
Amanda Law, PhD
Molecular and cellular mechanisms of genetic susceptibility to severe psychiatric disorders
Amanda Law photo
Ken Maclean, PhD
Animal models of Down syndrome and autism
Elaine Morrato, DrPH, MPH, CPH
Accelerating the translation of pharmaceutical innovation (with an emphasis on drug safety and FDA warnings) into practice to improve population health. 
Douglas K. Novins, MD
Special problems of American Indian adolescents
Novins Fac Pic
Judy Reaven, PhD
Autism Spectrum Disorder and co-occurring psychiatric symptoms, especially treatment of anxiety
Donald Rojas, PhD
Brain imaging in neurodevelopmental disorders
Don Rojas, PhD
Joseph Sakai, MD
Better understanding the biological basis of adolescent substance and conduct problems
Dr. Joseph Sakai
Heather Taussig, PhD
Randomized controlled efficacy trial of a preventive intervention for maltreated youth in out-of-home care
Heather Taussig, PhD
Jason Tregellas, PhD
The development of neuropathology in schizophrenia, using fMR
Jason Tregellas, PhD
Sarah Enos Watamura, PhD
Children's physiologic regulation, their development within care giving contexts, and relations between physiologic regulation and physical and psychological health
Nancy Whitesell, PhD
American Indian and Alaska Native populaions; early adolescent substance use (and other risk behaviors); early childhood development