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Exhibition October 10 – 26, 2014


work in and around the brain

Curated by Patricia Maurides in collaboration with the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition




Featuring investigations, translations and reflections by artists and neuroscientists.

Upcoming Events

10-31 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Developmental Brown Bag

10-31 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Pitt Psychology Colloquia

11-03 11:30am - 5:00pm
MR Imaging Retreat

11-03 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Neurobiology Research seminar

11-03 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Brain Bag - Amanda Willard & Chris Pratt

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Hachisuka, Junichi

Title: Post Doc with Sarah Ross
Department: Neurobiology

Office Address: E1402 BST


Research Description: Understanding neural basis of itch in the spinal cord.

Hackman, Daniel

Title: Post Doc with Peter Gianaros
Department: Psychiatry

Office Address: Bellefield Towers, Room 835

Telephone: (412) 246-5837


Haggerty, Agnes

Title: Graduate Student
Department: Bioengineering

Office Address: CNBIO 306


Haigh, Sarah

Title: Post Doc with Dean Salisbury
Department: Psychiatry

Office Address: Oxford 420

Telephone: (412) 586-9073


Research Description: Human sensory neuroscience; specifically cortical excitation in sensory cortices to sensory stimuli that can be exacerbated by neurological and psychiatric conditions.

Hall, Nathan

Title: Graduate Student
Department: Center for Neuroscience

Office Address: MI 115


Hallquist, Michael

Title: Post-Doc with Beatriz Luna
Department: Psychiatry

Office Address: Loeffler Building 108

Telephone: (412) 246-6859


Research Description: Frontolimbic dysfunction among adolescents with features of borderline personality disorder

Hasler, Brant P.

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Psychiatry
Institution: UPMC

Office Address: 3811 O'Hara St., E-1121

Telephone: 412-246-6674

Fax: 412-246-5300


Research Description: Sleep and circadian modulation of affect and motivation

Research Topics: Developmental Processes Diseases & Disorders

Hawes, Sam

Title: Post Doc with Dustin Pardini
Department: Psychiatry

Office Address: Sterling Plaza 404

Telephone: (412) 383-5022


Research Description: Etiology and development of psychopathy

Heitmann, Stewart

Title: Post Doc with Bard Ermentrout
Department: Mathematics

Office Address: Thackeray 518

Telephone: (412) 320-5432


Research Description: Pattern formation in neural systems.

Heller, Laurie M.

Title: Associate Teaching Professor
Department: Psychology

Office Address: Baker Hall 245P

Telephone: (412) 268-5256

Fax: (412) 268-2798


Research Description: Auditory & multimodal perception and cognition

Research Topics: Sensation & Perception

Helou, Leah

Title: Post-Doctoral Associate with Peter Strick
Department: Systems Neuroscience Institute

Office Address: 4079 BST3

Telephone: (412) 648-3379


Research Description: Using transneuronal retrograde transport of rabies virus to reveal the neural substrate for the control of respiration and vocalization.

Hill, Shirley

Title: Professor
Department: Psychiatry, Psychology

Office Address: WPIC 3811 O'Hara Street

Telephone: 412-624-3505

Fax: 412-624-3986


Research Description: Neurobiological and genetic predictors of alcohol dependence are studied in a longitudinal high risk offspring design across childhood, adolescence and young adulthood using multimodal imaging and genetic variation within families who are at ultra high risk for AD contrasting them with offspring from control families.

Research Topics: Characterization of Neural Circuits Developmental Processes Diseases & Disorders Executive Control & Memory

Hiremath, Shivayogi

Title: Post Doc with Wei Wang
Department: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Office Address: Keystone 313


Research Description: Work on ECoG based prosthetic arm.

Hirshorn, Elizabeth

Title: Post Doc with Julie Fiez
Department: Psychology

Office Address: LRDC 647

Telephone: (412) 624-1538


Research Description: Cognitive and neural underpinnings of reading in compensated dyslexics

Holcomb, Michelle

Title: Graduate Student
Department: Psychology


Holt, Lori L.

Title: Professor
Department: Psychology

Office Address: BH 245K

Telephone: (412) 268-4964

Fax: (412) 268-2798


Research Topics: Developmental Processes Learning & Memory Language & Reading Sensation & Perception

Homan, Anne

Title: Graduate Student with Alison Barth
Department: Center for Neuroscience

Office Address: MI 157

Telephone: (412) 268-1198


Horn, John P. View Profile

Title: Professor of Neurobiology, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
Department: Neurobiology
Institution: UPMC

Office Address: BSTWR E1458

Telephone: (412) 648-9429

Fax: (412) 648-1440


Research Topics: Characterization of Neural Circuits Molecular, Cellular & Synaptic Processes Developmental Processes Diseases & Disorders Motor Control Methods Development

Hubbard, Amy

Title: Post-Doc
Department: Modern Languages

Office Address: Baker Hall 160


Research Description: Combining behavioral methods and fMRI to investigate language acquisition as well as the impact of multimodal cues during face-to-face communication.

Hughes, Timothy

Title: Post-doc with Caterina Rosano
Department: Epidemiology

Office Address: Bellefield 463

Telephone: (404) 509-3028


Research Description: Neuroimaging and biochemical markers of age-related neurodegeneration in large, longitudinal population based studies.