The majority of Behavioral Neuroscience faculty hold appointments in the Medical and Graduate Schools of Boston University as well as senior research or clinical staff positions in Psychology, Neurology or Research Services of the VA Boston Healthcare System. Research interests of additional affiliated faculty are available from the Behavioral Neuroscience office.

Please see below for principal research interests of core faculty members.

Martin Albert, MD, PhD Language and the aging brain; Aphasia
Marlene Oscar Berman, PhD Alcoholism; Cerebral laterality
Raymon Durso, MD Parkinson’s disease; Movement disorders
Terrance Keane, PhD Post-traumatic stress disorder
Conan Kornetsky, PhD Pharmacology; Reward systems of the brain
Mark Moss, PhD Aging; Frontal brain systems
Margaret Naeser, PhD Neuroimaging; Aphasia
Carole Palumbo, PhD Neuroimaging; Aphasia; TBI; Gulf War Illness; MCI
Penny Prather, PhD Developmental disorders; Attention
Robert Stern, PhD Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy; Alzheimer’s Disease
Mieke Verfaellie, PhD Memory disorders; Cerebral laterality
Roberta F. White, PhD Environmental hazards; Toxicology; Assessment

Additional information regarding research labs associated with the Behavioral Neuroscience program:

Naeser Research Lab

BU School of Medicine Center for Biomedical Imaging

Boston Attention and Learning Lab

Memory & Neuroimaging Lab at Boston University School of Medicine

Neuroimaging Research for Veterans Center

The Oscar-Berman Lab, Laboratory of Neuropsychology

BU CTE Center

Memory Disorders Research Center

Behavioral Science Division of the National Center for PTSD

Women’s Health Sciences Divison of the National Center for PTSD

BU’s New England Centenarian Study

Framingham Heart Study

BU’s Transformative Training Program in Addiction Science

BU’s New England Centenarian Study

Harold Goodglass Aphasia Research Center