ATILLA GÖNENC, PHD
- Harvard title(s): Instructor
- McLean title(s): Assistant Physicist, Cognitive and Clinical Neuroimaging Core
Dr. Atilla Gonenc is a junior faculty at Harvard Medical School and a neuroimaging physicist at McLean Imaging Center in the CCNC with training in multimodal neuroimaging technologies (MRS, DTI, MRI, fMRI, PET) and statistics. Since joining McLean in 2009, he has been developing and implementing different research protocols (Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Substance Abuse, ADHD, Autism, Depression, Insomnia, Aging) for a wide range of patient populations (child, adult, geriatric), as well as optimizing imaging parameters, data collection and analysis.
He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2010 NARSAD Young Investigator Award, 2011 Rappaport Mental Health Research Scholar Award and 2013 ICGP International Junior Investigator Award.
He has been the principal investigator of three foundation- and NIMH-funded studies and plans to extend his innovative MR data analytical strategies to understand the neurobiological substrates of mental illnesses and substance abuse using NIH, foundation and industry grants.