New teammember: Ingrid Pettersson

Our newest addition is Ingrid Pettersson, medical student from Umeå University, who for her master thesis will study the neurocognition of OCD. This is an extention of our previous work in this area done in collaboration with Valerie Voon, Trevor Robbins and others at Cambridge University that has resulted in the following papers:

Voon V, Morris L, Irvine M, Rück C, Worbe Y, Derbyshire K, Rankov V, Schreiber L, Odlaug B, Harrison N, Wood J, Robbins T, Bullmore E, Grant J. Risk taking in disorders of natural and drug rewards: neural correlates and effects of probability, valence and magnitude. Neuropsychopharmacology advance online publication 15 October 2014; doi: 10.1038/npp.2014.242

Voon V, Derbyshire K, Rück C, Irvine MA, Worbe Y, Enander J, Schreiber LR, Gillan C, Fineberg NA, Sahakian BJ, Robbins TW, Harrison NA, Wood J, Daw ND, Dayan P, Grant JE, Bullmore ET. Disorders of compulsivity: a common bias towards learning habits. Mol Psychiatry. 2014 May 20. doi: 10.1038/mp.2014.44

Ingrid testing the CANTAB system on Chris.

Ingrid testing the CANTAB system on Chris.