Matt Chin, an MD/PhD student, joins the lab. He will be using real-time decoding of neural dynamics in mPFC to develop closed-loop methods to reduce drug-seeking behavior.
Elie de Oliveira won best poster at the departmental neuroscience retreat.
Einstein has filed a provisional patent application for Kelly’s novel gene therapy for the treatment of opioid use disorder.
Elie de Oliveira won a travel award to attend the COSYNE 2022 meeting!
Kelly Clemenza’s F31 resubmission to NIDA was funded after scoring in the 2nd percentile!
Alexa Fryc joins the lab as the newest PhD student.
The lab has been awarded a grant from the Peter McManus Charitable Trust to study the role of accumbens subcircuits in the storage and retrieval of opioid-context associations.
Luke has been awarded an NIH Director’s DP1 Avenir Award. This project combines in vivo electrophysiology with transcriptomic profiling to examine the functional roles of distinct subtypes of accumbens neurons in opioid use disorder.
Kelly Clemenza received an excellent score on her F31 application to NIDA on developing a new translational strategy for opioid use disorder.
The lab has been awarded a Whitehall Foundation Grant for a project studying the functional roles of transcriptomically-distinct neuronal subtypes in the nucleus accumbens in reward-guided decision-making.
Elie de Oliveira and Kelly Clemenza have passed their qualifying exams with flying colors!
Jacob Kerr, our summer high school student, has been admitted to the Cornell University engineering program.
Edith Chung will be pursuing her PhD in neuroscience at McGill University.
Elie de Oliveira presented his work on hippocampal coupling with distinct subtypes of accumbens neurons at the annual Society for Neuroscience meeting in Chicago.
Luke presented recent work at an invited lecture at Oxford.
Luke was awarded the Chair’s Choice Award from the Society of Biological Psychiatry.
Luke presented recent work at an invited lecture at Rockefeller University.
Luke presented recent work in an invited lecture at the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
Luke presented recent work in an invited lecture at Columbia University.
Luke presented recent work as part of a panel at WCBR on interactions between PFC, hippocampus, and accumbens.
Elie de Oliveira won a travel award for the Big Data Neuroscience Workshop at the University of Michigan.
Daniela Cassataro and Elie de Oliveira presented their original work at the annual Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego.
Gabe Ben-Dor has started the combined residency program in Neurology and Psychiatry at NYU Langone.
Andrea Cumpelik presented her work on hippocampus-accumbens coupling in cocaine CPP at the annual Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego.
Andrea Cumpelik will be pursuing her PhD in neuroscience at IST Austria.
Maesoumeh Mohammadkhani won the best poster award at the NYU Undergraduate Research Conference.
Andrea Cumpelik was awarded the Sherrington Award for the best undergraduate thesis in neuroscience at NYU.
Daniela Cassataro won the Sherrington Award for best undergraduate thesis in neuroscience at NYU.
Daniela Cassataro won the Best Poster Award at NYU Undergraduate Research Symposium.