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F. Xavier Castellanos, M.D.
Research Interests: Neuroscience, Brain Activity, Imaging, ADHD, Autism
Director of Research, NYU Child Study Center
Director, Phyllis Green and Randolph Cōwen Institute for Pediatric Neuroscience

Amy L. Krain Roy, Ph.D.
Assistant Director of Scientific Administration, Phyllis Green and Randolph Cōwen Institute for Pediatric Neuroscience
Assistant Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Adriana Di Martino, M.D.
Director of Clinical Research Operations, Phyllis Green and Randolph Cōwen Institute for Pediatric Neuroscience
Associate Research Scientist

Post-Doctoral Research Fellows

Christine Cox, Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Rebeca Garcia-Neito, M.D.
Alicia Koplowitz 2008-2010 Fellow

A.M. Clare Kelly, Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Maki Koyama, Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Maria Angeles Mairena, Ph.D.
Alicia Koplowitz 2007-2009 Fellow

Xi-Nian Zuo, Ph.D.
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow

Research Associates / Data Managers

Rebecca Grzadzinski

Jessica Raithel

Zoe Hyde

Jessica Sunshine

Rebecca Lange


Cielo Diaz
Administrative Assistant


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Katie Bannon, Research Assistant
Jocelyn Curchack, Research Assistant
Steve Dickstein, M.D., Fellow
Cristina Dominguez-Martin, M.D., Alicia Koplowitz Fellow (2004-2006)
Lorena Gomez-Guerrero, M.D., Alicia Koplowitz Fellow (2004-2006)
Manely Ghaffari, M.D., Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Resident (2006-2008)
Sara Hefton, Research Assistant
Daniel Margulies, Data Associate
Nuria Martinez-Martin, M.D., Ph.D., Alicia Koplowitz Fellow (2006-2008)
Nabil Rab, Research Assistant
Snigdha Rathor, Assistant Research Scientist
Michael Seyffert, M.D., Fellow
Zarrar Shehzad, Research Assistant
Douglas Slaughter, Research Assistant
David Stark, Pre-doctoral Fellow (2007-2008)
Gregory Tau, M.D., Ph.D., Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Resident (2006-2008)
Lucina Uddin, Ph.D., Post-doctoral Fellow