Funding & Awards

NIH-funded projects

Project: “Cerebellum and Autism: Neural mechanisms and modulation of predictive processing”

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

Project: “Cognitive and neural predictors of comorbidity between reading and attention problems”

PI: Lauren McGrath, University of Denver

Funding body: National Institute of Mental Health

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

Project: “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

Awards

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.