Minjie Wu

    Email Address: minjiewu@uic.edu
    College: Medicine Department: Psychiatry
    Title: Research Assistant Professor
    Office: IJR-Room 253 Phone: 312 996 8568
    Webpage: http://www.psych.uic.edu/brain-center/faculty.html
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Developing advanced functional and structural MR imaging techniques (including T1w, DTI, resting-state and task-evoked fMRI) and applying these techniques to characterize the developmental trajectories of normal brain maturation as well as the developmental perturbations or deviations in neuropsychiatric disorders. These include: map the abnormally engaged resting state networks in pediatric mood disorders; probe the affective and cognitive abnormalities in pediatric psychiatric disorders using GLM-based and ICA-based functional connectivity methods on task-evoked fMRI; identify structural abnormalities in major white matter bundles and cortical gray matter in pediatric bipolar disorder.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 10

    Qualifications of a Student:

    NOTE: This researcher is currently not accepting applications for the Undergraduate Research Experience program.

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