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10-31-2007, 12:43 AM
Two year fellowship available within the MossRehab Research Institute (MRRI), in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania (Penn), for research training in cognitive (neuro)science and (neuro)rehabilitation. MRRI scientist conduct federally funded research on normal cognition and language; mechanisms of cognitive impairment after stroke and traumatic brain injury (TBI); and the behavioral and neural impact of training and drug-based treatment. Fellows receive hands-on training in one or more specialty areas, including: cognitive rehabilitation of TBI; disorders of language processing (aphasia); the cognitive neuropsychology of motor planning and skilled action; and the cognitive neuroscience of attention and cognitive control. Available research mentors include Myrna Schwartz, John Whyte, Laurel Buxbaum, Tessa Hart, Junghoon Kim, and Steve Jax. Collaborations at Penn allow training in neural imaging, voxelwise lesion-symptom mapping, and TMS. Candidates should have a doctorate in neuropsychology; cognitive psychology; psychology of language; rehabilitation medicine or related field, and be interested in developing an independent research career. MRRI/Penn are recognized by a Rehabilitation Research Infrastructure grant from NIH (www.ncrrn.org). Send CV and letter detailing research interests and goals to Kevin Whelihan, Research Administrator, MossRehab Research Institute, 60 E. Township Line Rd., Elkins Park, PA 19027, FAX 215-663-6113 or email whelihank@einstein.edu
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