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Lynn Selemon, PhD

Research Scientist in Neuroscience

Research Summary

My research is directed toward elucidating structural abnormalities in brain that are associated with neuropsychiatric illness, drug exposure, and aging. In particular, I am interested in the prefrontal cortex and its connections with other brain areas because the prefrontal cortex mediates higher brain function and has been strongly implicated in diseases such as schizophrenia and posttraumatic stress disorder.

Specialized Terms: Quantitative neuroanatomy; Schizophrenia; Dendritic morphology; Prefrontal cortex; Thalamus; Hippocampus; PTSD

Research Interests

Neuroanatomy; Neurobiology; Neurosciences; Schizophrenia; Thalamus; Prefrontal Cortex; Neuropsychiatry

Selected Publications