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Youngsun Cho, MD/PhD

Assistant Professor

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Youngsun Cho, MD/PhD

Research Summary

Dr. Cho's current research focuses on the development of cognitive and motivational brain circuits in adolescents with depression and adolescents with schizophrenia using fMRI, and pharmacologic neuroimaging to identify mechanisms of potential treatments. She is broadly interested in brain development and vulnerability to psychiatric illness. Her work is funded by the NIMH, and the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation. To learn more, please visit her lab website.

Research Interests

Amygdala; Child Development; Cognition; Depression; Motivation; Schizophrenia; Neuroimaging

Clinical Trials

ConditionsStudy Title
Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchBrain Network Changes Accompanying and Predicting Responses to Pharmacotherapy in OCD
Diseases of the Nervous System; Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchTeen Brain and Behavior Study
Diseases of the Nervous System; Mental Health & Behavioral ResearchBiomarkers of Clinical Subtype and Treatment Response in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder