NKI’s Highly Cited Researchers
The Highly Cited Researchers list from the Web of Science Group recognizes the world's most influential researchers of the past decade, demonstrated by the production of multiple highly-cited papers that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year. The 2019 list features four scientists affiliated with the Nathan Kline Institute:
- F. Xavier Castellanos (Neuroscience & Behavior)
- Daniel C. Javitt (Cross-Field)
- Joseph E. LeDoux (Cross-Field)
- Michael P. Milham (Neuroscience & Behavior)
Dr. Castellanos is a Senior Research Psychiatrist at NKI and an endowed Professor of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Professor of Radiology and Neuroscience at the NYU Langone Medical Center. Dr. Javitt heads the Schizophrenia Research Program at NKI and is a Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. LeDoux directs the Emotional Brain Institute (EBI) and is an endowed Professor at NYU. Dr. Milham directs the Center for Biomedical Imaging and Neuromodulation (C-BIN) at NKI and is Vice President of Research at the Child Mind Institute.
New Book by Joseph LeDoux Explores the Evolution of the Human Mind
Joseph LeDoux, Director of the Emotional Brain Institute, has published a new book titled The Deep History of Ourselves: The Four-Billion-Year Story of How We Got Conscious Brains (Viking, 2019). You can learn more about it by reading Dr. LeDoux's Psychology Today blog, by listening to his interview with Joe Rogan, or by watching his appearance at the Rubin Museum.
Emotional Brain Institute Investigator MERITs Renewal
Regina Sullivan, PhD, a member of the NKI Emotional Brain Institute, has received a five-year renewal of her MERIT award from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). MERIT stands for Method to Extend Research In Time, and these prestigious awards are given to investigators who have demonstrated superior competence and outstanding productivity during their previous research experience. The title of this grant is "Maternal influence over prefrontal cortex and transition to independence". Dr. Sullivan is the third NKI researcher to receive a MERIT award from the National Institutes of Health.