Dr. Pannu Hayes is a core faculty member of the Boston VA Neuroimaging Center, and staff psychologist at the National Center for PTSD, Boston VA Healthcare System. She graduated with High Honors in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2000. She completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology (specialization in Neuropsychology) from the University of Arizona in 2006. She specialized in neuroscience research of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) during her joint-appointed postdoctoral fellowship at the Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center (MIRECC) and Duke University Medical Center
Dr. Pannu Hayes currently directs the Trauma Memory Laboratory, which is involved in NIH-funded study of functional changes in the brain associated with trauma memory and emotion regulation using fMRI. Her research program also includes applying sophisticated neuroimaging techniques to study neural changes after traumatic brain injury. As a licensed clinical psychologist, Dr. Pannu Hayes’ clinical interests include neuropsychological assessment of TBI and PTSD in returning veterans from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
- VA Boston Healthcare System
- Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students), Boston University School of Medicine, Graduate Medical Sciences
- University of Arizona, PhD
- University of Arizona, MA
- University of California, Berkeley, BA
- Published on 8/1/2019
Sullivan DR, Logue MW, Wolf EJ, Hayes JP, Salat DH, Fortier CB, Fonda JR, McGlinchey RE, Milberg WP, Miller MW. Close-Range Blast Exposure Is Associated with Altered White Matter Integrity in Apolipoprotein ?4 Carriers. J Neurotrauma. 2019 12 01; 36(23):3264-3273. PMID: 31232163.
- Published on 3/21/2019
Hegberg NJ, Hayes JP, Hayes SM. Exercise Intervention in PTSD: A Narrative Review and Rationale for Implementation. Front Psychiatry. 2019; 10:133. PMID: 30949075.
- Published on 2/26/2019
Sullivan DR, Marx B, Chen MS, Depue BE, Hayes SM, Hayes JP. Behavioral and neural correlates of memory suppression in PTSD. J Psychiatr Res. 2019 05; 112:30-37. PMID: 30844595.
- Published on 6/29/2018
Sullivan DR, Hayes JP, Lafleche G, Salat DH, Verfaellie M. Functional Brain Alterations Associated With Cognitive Control in Blast-Related Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2018 08; 24(7):662-672. PMID: 29954465.
- Published on 1/1/2018
Wolf EJ, Logue MW, Stoop TB, Schichman SA, Stone A, Sadeh N, Hayes JP, Miller MW. Accelerated DNA Methylation Age: Associations With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Mortality. Psychosom Med. 2018 01; 80(1):42-48. PMID: 29271864.
- Published on 11/1/2017
Sadeh N, Spielberg JM, Hayes JP. Impulsive responding in threat and reward contexts as a function of PTSD symptoms and trait disinhibition. J Anxiety Disord. 2018 01; 53:76-84. PMID: 29220694.
- Published on 10/4/2017
Kim S, Han SC, Gallan AJ, Hayes JP. Neurometabolic indicators of mitochondrial dysfunction in repetitive mild traumatic brain injury. Concussion. 2017 Nov; 2(3):CNC48. PMID: 30202587.
- Published on 9/20/2017
Logue MW, van Rooij SJH, Dennis EL, Davis SL, Hayes JP, Stevens JS, Densmore M, Haswell CC, Ipser J, Koch SBJ, Korgaonkar M, Lebois LAM, Peverill M, Baker JT, Boedhoe PSW, Frijling JL, Gruber SA, Harpaz-Rotem I, Jahanshad N, Koopowitz S, Levy I, Nawijn L, O'Connor L, Olff M, Salat DH, Sheridan MA, Spielberg JM, van Zuiden M, Winternitz SR, Wolff JD, Wolf EJ, Wang X, Wrocklage K, Abdallah CG, Bryant RA, Geuze E, Jovanovic T, Kaufman ML, King AP, Krystal JH, Lagopoulos J, Bennett M, Lanius R, Liberzon I, McGlinchey RE, McLaughlin KA, Milberg WP, Miller MW, Ressler KJ, Veltman DJ, Stein DJ, Thomaes K, Thompson PM, Morey RA. Smaller Hippocampal Volume in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Multisite ENIGMA-PGC Study: Subcortical Volumetry Results From Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Consortia. Biol Psychiatry. 2018 02 01; 83(3):244-253. PMID: 29217296.
- Published on 9/9/2017
Hayes JP, Hayes S, Miller DR, Lafleche G, Logue MW, Verfaellie M. Automated measurement of hippocampal subfields in PTSD: Evidence for smaller dentate gyrus volume. J Psychiatr Res. 2017 Dec; 95:247-252. PMID: 28923718.
- Published on 8/1/2017
Miller DR, Hayes JP, Lafleche G, Salat DH, Verfaellie M. White matter abnormalities are associated with overall cognitive status in blast-related mTBI. Brain Imaging Behav. 2017 08; 11(4):1129-1138. PMID: 27704406.
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