Grant Funding

Current Funding as Principal Investigator or Co-Principal Investigator: 

NIH/NINDS R01 NS095985  (PI: Jennifer A. McNab, Ph.D.)                                                                        

Integration of Diffusion MRI Fiber Tracking and CLARITY 3D Histology for Improved Neurosurgical Targeting

This proposal aims to define the basic relationships between the diffusion MRI signal and histological features such that diffusion MRI fiber tracking can be accurately applied and interpreted for neurosurgical targeting.

Role: Principal Investigator


NIH/NIMH R01  MH111444 (PI: David Feinberg, M.D.)     

Foundations of MRI Cortigraphy for Mesoscale Organization and Neuronal Circuitry

This proposal incorporates a range of modalities for probing brain function across multiple scales including optogenetics, CLARITY, fMRI, TMS and high density grid ECoG in order to improve our understanding and ability to map dynamic neuronal activity using fMRI of the human brain.

Role: Co-Principal Investigator


David Mahoney Neuroimaging Program (PI: Jennifer A. McNab, Ph.D.)                     

The Charles A. Dana Foundation

Localization of Deep Brain Stimulation Targets Using Diffusion MRI Fiber Tracking Validated Against CLARITY 3D Histology

This proposal aims to define the optimal methods for using diffusion MRI Fiber Tracking to localize deep brain stimulation targets.

Role: Principal Investigator


NIH/NIMH R21 MH116484 (PI: Jennifer A. McNab, Ph.D.)                                                                 

Mixed Reality Neuronavgiation for Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Treatment of Depression

This project aims to improve the efficacy of TMS treatment of depression by promoting the use of image-based neuronavgiation through the development of a low-cost, easy-to-use, mixed-reality treatment environment that integrates holographic brain MRI, the real-world patient, equipment controls and feedback within a single head-mounted display.

Role: Principal Investigator


Big Ideas (Co-PIs: Jennifer A. McNab, Ph.D., Kalanit Grill-Spector Ph.D., Daniel Yamins, Ph.D.)

Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute at Stanford University

Neurodevelopment: Elucidating the Development of Brain Structure, Function, and Computations

This project aims to generate a major breakthrough in understanding neurodevelopment through collaborative research that examines how structural development, functional development, and experience affect brain computations, and ultimately behavior.

Role: Co-Principal Investigator


Current Funding as Co-Investigator: 

Stanford Radiology PHIND Dream Team Funding (PI: Anthony D. Wagner, Ph.D.)                                    

Predicting Healthy versus Biological Aging: Multimodal Biomarkers of Age-Related Memory Change and Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

This project aims to use cutting-edge imaging and multivariate analytics to predict the transition from normal to pathological aging, this proposal will improve the ability to predict long-term health vs. risk of dementia among clinically symptomatic individuals. 

Role: Co-Investigator


NIH/NIDCD R21 DC016089 (PI: Antonio Hardan)                                                               

Neuroimaging Predictors of Pivotal Response Treatment in Young Children with Autism

The goal of this pilot investigation is to apply a biologically-based approach to identify predictors of treatment response in children with ASD who are receiving Pivotal Response Treatment (PRT), an evidence-based behavioral intervention.

Role: Co-Investigator


NIH/NICHD R37 HD09462301  (PI: Vinod Menon, Ph.D.)      

Longitudinal Neurocognitive Studies of Mathematical Disabilities: trajectories and outcomes

This project aims to characterize the brain and cognitive mechanisms underlying atypical development of numerical skills in children and adolescents with mathematical disabilities. 

Role: Co-Investigator


NIH/NIMH R01 MH084164  (PI: Vinod Menon, Ph.D.)      

Learning and Brain Plasticity in Children with Autism: Relation to Cognitive Inflexibility and Restricted-Repetitive Behaviors

This project aims to investigate heterogeneity in learning and brain plasticity, and its links to restricted-repetitive behaviors and cognitive inflexibility, in children with ASD using a theoretically motivated cognitive training protocol, state-of-the-art brain imaging and advanced multivariate computational techniques.

Role: Co-Investigator


General Electric Healthcare GE A-92  (PI: Brian Hargreaves, Ph.D.)      

Advanced MR Applications Development 

This project aims to develop and evaluate MR pulse sequences and and hardware.

Role: Co-Investigator


NIH/NICHD R01 HD084214   (PI: Frederick T Chin, Ph.D.)   

Cross-Species Multi-Modal Neuroimaging to Investigate GABA Physiology in Frangile X Syndrome

The project seeks to provide new information about how targeted evnironmental, pharmacologic and behavioral approaches can positively affect function of the fragile X syndrome brain.

Role: Co-Investigator