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Susan Y. Bookheimer, PhD

[CONTACT INFORMATION]
Center for Cognitive Neurosciences
760 Westwood Plaza, Suite 17-369
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Phone: (310) 794-6387
E-mail: sbook@ucla.edu

[AFFILIATION]
Joaquin Fuster Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences

[EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS]
PhD, Wayne State University, 1989
MA, Wayne State University, 1987
BA, Cornell University, 1982

[AWARDS & RECOGNITION]
Faculty Teaching Award, UCLA Department of Psychiatry, 2005
Distinguished Scientist Award, The HELP Group, 2004
Turken Scholarship of the Los Angeles Alzheimer's Association, 1995 – 1996
Graduate Professional Scholarship, Wayne State University, 1983 – 1986
Phi Beta Kappa, Cornell University, 1982

[RESEARCH INTERESTS]
Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (FMRI) to understand the cortical organization of language and memory systems, including emergent systems such as social communication and emotion. Studying mental processes and disorders through the use of neuroimaging techniques.

[SELECT PUBLICATIONS]
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[PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR NIH GRANTS]
Combined fMRI, Structural MRI, 18MPPF PET & APOE to Detect Alzheimer's Risk

Determinants of Social, Communicative, and Other Core Deficits in Autism

The Imaging Core

[CO-INVESTIGATOR NIH GRANTS]
NIH/NIMH — CIDAR: Translational Research to Enhance Cognitive Control (TRECC) – Imaging Core. (1 P50 MH077248-01; PI: McCracken)

NIH/NIA — Amyloid Plaque and Tangle Imaging in Aging and Dementia – Project 3: Multimodal imaging in Aging and Dementia. (5 P01 AG025831; PI: Small)

NIMH — Mapping Brain Structure to Function in Euthymic Subjects with Bipolar Disorder. (1R01MH084955; PI: Altshuler)