Below you can find announcements about happenings in our lab, including: awards and fellowships received by lab members, news pieces and podcasts that feature our research, announcements of new lab members who join us and farewells to those moving on, and more!
Katie McLaughlin, Lab Director, publishes findings from SD Lab research demonstrating that violence in childhood leads to accelerated aging. University of Washington, where Dr. McLaughlin completed the study, wrote a short piece synthesizing the findings, which you can read here.
Congratulations to Lab Director, Kate McLaughlin, who has been identified in the 2018 Highly Cited Researchers list from Clarivate Analytics. What does this mean? According to Clarivate Analytics analyses, Kate has produced multiple highly cited papers during the last decade, which are defined as those ranking in the top 1% by citations for a publication field and year. This is a tremendous accomplishment as very few researchers earn this distinction. We are all so proud of her!
Maya Rosen, a postdoc in the Stress and Development Lab, receives the Developmental Science Early Career Research Prize for her paper “Salience network response to changes in emotional expressions of others is heightened during early adolescence: relevance for social functioning.” This prize is awarded to an early career stage investigator for the best paper accepted or published in Developmental Science in 2017. In this paper, Maya’s work revealed evidence of a developmental window in early adolescence when the Salience Network showed heightened activation in response to changes in...
Hilary Lambert, graduate student in the Stress and Development Lab, receives an NRSA fellowship award from the National Institute of Mental Health. Her project is entitled, "Impaired Hippocampus-Dependent Associative Learning as a Novel Mechanism Underlying PTSD." Her study will examine the role that difficulties with associative learning and differences in hippocampal function and connectivity play in the etiology of post-traumatic stress disorder in children and adolescents. Congratulations Hillary!