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Paul D. Coverdell Neuroimaging Program Fellowship From the John and Mary Franklin Foundation
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Paul D. Coverdell Neuroimaging Program Fellowship From the John and Mary Franklin Foundation

Three graduate students are supported as Research Fellows through this program. Two years of graduate school support will come primarily from Franklin Foundation funds, with secondary support being committed through the student's faculty advisor (may include funds from the Psychology (or other home) Department, or from grant support). Through coursework and laboratory experience, students will learn to perform functional brain imaging using techniques such as dense array EEG, MEG, and MRI/fMRI.

Each Fellow will be provided with funds for conducting research projects and for travel. As part of Fellowship training, students will organize several symposia in which nationally-recognized experts in functional brain imaging will present lectures and consult with UGA faculty and students on brain imaging research at UGA. For additional information, contact Brett Clementz, Jennifer McDowell, or Steve Miller.

Recent News and Press

Current Franklin Fellow Doug Terry recently was the first author of “Lack of long-term fMRI differences after multiple sports-related concussions,” which will be published in an upcoming issue of Brain Injury.

Former Franklin Fellow Justin Knight took a post-doctoral position at UC Davis

In august, 2012, former Franklin Fellow, Michael Amlung, won 2nd place in the Division 50 (Addictions) Student Poster Awards at the 2012 APA convention. Michael's poster is entitled "An fMRI Study of Delay Discounting in Heavy Drinkers. He was also a recipient of the American Psychological Foundation's 2012 Ungerleider/ZimbardoTravel Scholarship to APA this summer.

Current Franklin Fellow Dave Frank recently was first author on “Stimulus-driven reorienting in the ventral frontoparietal attention network: the role of emotion” to be published in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

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