Psychiatric disorders, depression, prefrontal circuits, optogenetics, synaptic remodeling
Current Research Interest
How brain circuits support learning and memory and motivated approach and avoidance behavior; how factors such as stress, sleep, and anti-depressant drugs influence brain circuits; new tech fMRI technology for rethinking mental illness diagnostics; biomarkers for diagnosing different types of depression
NARSAD Young Investigator Award
International Mental Health Research Organization Rising Star Award
Klingenstein-Simons Foundation Fellowships in the Brain Sciences
Rita Allen Foundation Scholar
Moda-Sava R.N., M.H. Murdock, P.K. Parekh, R.N. Fetcho, B.S. Huang, T.H. Huynh, J. Witztum, D.C. Shaver, D.L. Rosenthal, E.J. Alway, K. Lopez, Y. Meng, L. Nellissen, L. Grosenick, T.A. Milner, K. Deisseroth, H. Bito, H. Kasai, and C. Liston. “Sustained Rescue of Prefrontal Circuit Dysfunction by Antidepressant-Induced Spine Formation.” Science, 364:6436 (2019).
Drysdale, A.T., L. Grosenick, J. Downar, K. Dunlop, F. Mansouri, Y. Meng, R. Fetcho, B. Zebley, D.J. Oathes, A. Etkin, A.F. Schatzberg, K. Sudheimer, J. Keller, H.S. Mayberg, F.M. Gunning, G.S. Alexopoulos, M.D. Fox, A. Pascual-Leone, H.U. Voss, B.J. Casey, M.J. Dubin, and C. Liston. “Resting State Connectivity Biomarkers Define Neurophysiological Subtypes of Depression.” Nature Medicine 23: 28-38 (2017).