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Nicoletta Adamo, MD

Assistant Research Scientist; Center for Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Nicoletta Adamo, MD, is an assistant research scientist in the Center for Neuro-developmental Disorders at the Child Study Center. Dr. Adamo specializes in cognitive behavioral and neuroimaging research in children with ADHD and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Dr. Adamo received her medical degree magna cum laude at the University of Cagliari (Italy). She then completed her residency program in child and adolescent psychiatry and pediatric neurology at the University of Cagliari.

During her residency program, while on an elective rotation in the unit for child/adolescence psychopharmacology, Dr. Adamo assisted conducting research studies on the efficacy and tolerability of stimulant and non-stimulant medications for ADHD. She then participated in the design, data collection, and analyses of a project focusing on cognitive measures indexing lapses of attention in ADHD.

Dr. Adamo has presented her works about behavioral measures of attention in children with ADHD in several national and international conferences and received a Young Scientists Award from the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) in 2009. Dr. Adamo has also completed clinical and reliability training for both the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) and the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised.