Lectures series from our UPenn partners Introduction to Mental Illness: MD/PhD student Cedric Xia Risk and Resilience in Development: Dr. Raquel Gur The Network Architecture of Human Thought: Dr. Danielle Bassett The hidden rationality of quitting : Dr. Joe Kable Leveraging Neuroscience for Business [...]
Dear colleagues, We would like to invite you to a talk given by Prof. Rebecca Waller (Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania) within the framework of the International Research Training Group (IRTG 2150, The Neuroscience of Modulating Aggression and Impulsivity in Psychopathology). The talk is entitled: The Origins of Callous-Unemotional Traits: Implications for Developmental Models [...]
Our IRTG2150 supervisors Raquel Gur and Ruben Gur, both in Penn’s Perelman’s School of Medicine, got award from Schizophrenia International Research Society as 2019 Outstanding Translational Researchers. The two received the award at the 2019 International Congress of the Schizophrenia International Research Society in Orlando, Florida, in April.
Report of student from University of Pennsylvania about her experience in IRTG2150 (Aachen) this summer
This summer, Christeen Samuel, a sophomore at the University of Pennsylvania from New York City, spent 10 weeks in western Germany using technology to observe how the brain changes when a person makes an impulsive, aggressive choice, such as road rage. The research opportunity in Germany came about when Samuel consulted her University Scholars mentor, Ruben Gur, a neuropsychologist in [...]
The first Spring School of the IRTG 2150 was held from April 26th to April 29th, 2017, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The four days were focused around presentations of ongoing PhD projects from more than 30 students investigating the neural circuits of impulsivity and aggression, the modulation of these networks in patients, and establishing new methodological [...]