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Dr. Anthony Dick
Cognitive Neuroscience Program Director
Florida International University
AHC4 454
11200 S.W. 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199
Ph: 305-348-4202
Fx: 305-348-3879

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FIU installs brand new 3T Siemens Prisma MRI Magnet and Imaging Facility!

FIU has established the Center for Imaging Science and has installed a brand new research-dedicated 3 Tesla Siemens Prisma MRI scanner. This state of the art facility will allow FIU to advance Cognitive Neuroscience research in the South Florida area and develop an international standing for imaging research more broadly.

Dr. Anthony Dick (with Clinical Science Faculty Co-PI Dr. Paulo Graziano) awarded grant from NIMH to study the neurobiology of ADHD!

This National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) funded project, entitled "Biosignatures of executive function and emotion regulation in young children with ADHD", will examine and define the heterogeneity of ADHD in 5-7-year-olds using functional and structural neuroimaging, neuropsychological measures, and psychophysiology.

Dr. Laird awarded NSF grant to develop a metadata framework for neuroimaging!

This National Science Foundation funded project, entitled "Integrative Knowledge Modeling in Cognitive Neuroimaging," will develop a metadata framework to facilitate data sharing of neuroimaging data and results. Read more about it here: http:/www.nsf.govawardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1631325

Jessica Flannery wins OHBM Travel Award

Cognitive Neuroscience graduate student Jessica Flannery has won a competitive 2016 Organization for Human Brain Mapping travel award to attend this year's conference in Geneva. Congratulations Jessica!

Dr. Fabián Soto receives two awards!

Dr. Soto was awarded the 2016 American Psychological Association Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology in the area of animal learning and behavior (link), and he was also selected as a "rising star" by the Association for Psychological Science (link)

Cognitive Neuroscience Faculty Awarded $12.7M NIH Grant to Study Substance Abuse Impact on Adolescent Brains!

PI Raul Gonzalez, Co-PI Angela Laird and Co-Is Anthony Dick and Matt Sutherland have received a NIH-NIDA grant to conduct a neuroimaging study of adolescents and their risk for developing substance abuse. Read about it here! http:/www.miamiherald.comnews/health-care/article36828798.html

Dr. Bethany Reeb-Sutherland receives NICHD R03!

Dr. Reeb-Sutherland has received a R03 from the National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) to study "Effects of social cues on learning and memory during early infancy"!

Dr. Aaron Mattfeld cited in the New York Times

Dr. Mattfeld was quoted in the New York Times about his work on ADHD. Read the Story Here!

Dr. Laird recognized as Highly Cited Researcher

Dr. Angela Laird was recognized as a Highly Cited Researcher based on Web of Science citations by Thomson Reuters. She is the only person from FIU to be so recognized. Click here to view the listing.

Highly Cited Researchers 2014 represents some of world’s leading scientific minds. Over three thousand researchers earned the distinction by writing the greatest numbers of reports officially designated by Essential Science Indicators℠ as Highly Cited Papers—ranking among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and year of publication, earning them the mark of exceptional impact.

Dr. Laird awarded NSF grant to study Physics students' learning processes

This National Science Foundation funded project, entitled "Exploring the Neural Mechanisms of Physics Learning," will investigate undergraduate students' learning of physics concepts and associated neural mechanisms with learning using fMRI. This is a three-year grant.

Dr. Sutherland awarded NIDA K01 grant to study the neurobiology of cannabis use in HIV+ individuals

This grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) will provide a more complete view of cannabis's impact on the brain and behavior of HIV+ individuals in the service of improving quality of life, furthering neuroAIDS research, and informing public policy regarding cannabis use. This is a five-year grant.