Dr. Dave Thissen: “How Much Change Is a Change?”

August 11, 2016

Dr. Dave Thissen and more than ten graduate students involved with his research group over the past decade have collaborated with colleagues in the UNC Schools of Medicine and Public Health, and at other institutions, on the interdisciplinary NIH-initiated Patient-Reported … Continued

Dr. Sylvia Fitting: “Behavior and Neurocognition in HIV-1”

April 18, 2016

Dr. Sylvia Fitting’s laboratory is interested in sorting the underlying structural and functional consequences of behavior/neurocognition in disease. Her goal is to develop a better understanding of how cellular function is affected by drug abuse ± HIV/HIV-1 protein infection. She … Continued

Dr. Katie Gates: “Heterogeneity in Temporal Processes”

November 9, 2015

Dr. Katie Gates’ lab primarily looks at quantitative methods for modeling heterogeneity in individual temporal processes. “Temporal processes” refers to anything that unfolds across time. For instance, this can be used to discuss emotional processes, brain processes, psychophysiological processes, or … Continued

Dr. Carol Cheatham: “Nutrition Throughout the Lifespan”

November 9, 2015

The research in Dr. Carol L. Cheatham’s Nutrition and Cognition lab focuses on effects of nutrition on brain development and function throughout the lifespan. In her work, she is exploring the importance of certain nutrients and foods to the development, … Continued

Dr. Kurt Gray: “The Mind Club”

November 9, 2015

It seems obvious that most people have minds, at least our spouses, friends and family, but what about animals, machines, vegetative patients, the dead and God? The mental capacities of these “cryptominds” are uncertain, and therefore a matter of perception. … Continued