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Experience in Behavioral Pharmacology, Neuroscience and Psychiatric and Statistical Neurogenetics. Preclinical drug discovery with a focus in psychiatry disorders. Experience in the characterization of novel drug targets in psychiatric disorders. Currently developing models for improving the identification of neural markers as phenotypes in psychiatric research.
My goal is to develop and implement statistical data mining approaches to analyze the factors (pharmacological and non-pharmacological) impacting neural and behavioral phenotypes associated with psychiatric disorders. This will help contribute to the research, treatment and prevention of psychiatric disorders.
Specialties Freelance Interdisciplinary collaborations and consulting in commercial and academic settings related to neuropsychiatric research and behavioral pharmacology.
Currently I'm doing research in Psychiatric and Statistical Neurogenetics. My aim is to strengthen and expand my preclinical and clinical neuroscience training. My purpose is to help increase the capabilities of finding more perosonalized and efficacious treatment strategies for PTSD.
My current work specializes in Structural Equation Modeling using Openmx for understanding the heritability of Neuropsychiatric phenotypes. I focus on analyzing neural phenotypes using MRI structural imaging and Diffusion Tensor Imaging. I also continue working with the development of animal models of psychiatric disorders particularly PTSD based on data mining approaches. This strategy will better help characterize intermediate neurobiological phenotypes and their response to treatments.
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