Funding & Awards

Funded Projects

“Cerebellum and Autism: Neural mechanisms and modulation of predictive processing”
PI: Catherine Stoodley

Funding body: National Institute of Mental Health

Period: 4/1/2015-3/31/2020

“Cerebellar tDCS: A novel treatment for aphasia”

Co-PI: Peter Turkeltaub, Georgetown University Medical Center

Funding body: National Institute of Deafness and Communication Disorders

Period: 7/1/2016-6/30/2019

“Cognitive and neural predictors of comorbidity between reading and attention problems"

Site PI: Catherine Stoodley

PI: Lauren McGrath, University of Denver

Funding body: National Institute of Mental Health

Period: 9/22/2016-9/21/2020

“The vulnerable preterm cerebellum: Elucidating mechanisms and consequences of injury”

PI: Catherine Limperopoulos, Children's National Medical Center

Funding body: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Period: 10/1/2016-9/30/2021

“Biological mechanisms and efficacy of cerebellar tDCS in ASD”

Site PI: Catherine Stoodley

PI: Peter Tsai, UT Southwestern

Funding body: Department of Defense

Period: 8/1/2019-7/31/2022

Awards

Provost's Award for Outstanding Faculty Mentorship in Undergraduate Research, Catherine Stoodley, 2020.

 

American University Summer Scholars award, Hayli Spence, 2019.

Best Paper Presentation by a Graduate student in the Life Sciences, Laura Blevins, Robyn Mathias Student Research Conference, American University, 2019.

Best Poster Presentation by an Undergraduate student in the Life Sciences, Rachel Weger, Robyn Mathias Student Research Conference, American University, 2019.

 

Fellow, Association for Psychological Science, Catherine Stoodley, 2018.

Morton Bender Prize for outstanding scholarship by an Associate Professor, Catherine Stoodley, American University, 2018.

Best Poster Presentation by a Graduate student in the Life Sciences, Laura Blevins, Robyn Mathias Student Research Conference, American University, 2018.

University Award for Outstanding Scholarship at the Graduate Level, Anila D'Mello, American University, 2017.

Best Oral Presentation by an Undergraduate in the Life Sciences, Caitlin Barrett, Robyn Mathias Student Research Conference, American University, 2017.

Dean’s Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship, Brianne Drury, College of Arts and Sciences, American University, 2016.

Best Poster Presentation by an Undergraduate in the Life Sciences, Caitlin Barrett, Robyn Mathias Student Research Conference, American University, 2016.

 

Doctoral Dissertation Award, Anila D'Mello, American University, 2016.

Dean’s Undergraduate Summer Research Fellowship, Sophie Kotik, College of Arts and Sciences, American University, 2015.

Best Poster Presentation by a Graduate Student in the Life Sciences, Anila D’Mello, Robyn Mathias Student Research Conference, American University, 2014.