May 29, 2013

Inaugural Conference for Flux: The International Congress for Integrative Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

September 19-21, 2013 in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. The inaugural Flux Congress will act as a forum for developmental cognitive neuroscientists and psychologists to share their findings, […]
June 3, 2013

Positions Available in Brain Connectivity and Cognition Lab

Please see attached advertisements for positions available in Dr. Lucina Uddin’s lab at the University of Miami Postdoctoral Position Research Assistant Position
August 13, 2013

Welcome New Lab Managers!

We would like to welcome our new lab managers Angela Vila and Lauren Grove! Angela has been working with Drs. Ann Stacks and Marjorie Beeghly for […]
February 17, 2014

Lifespan Alliance Research Day!

The first annual MPSI/IOG Research Day featuring presentations by Tina Dykehouse, Kristyn Wong, Mike Sugarman, Wendy Bartlo, Peng Yuan and Andria Norman, as well as, Graduate […]
March 10, 2014

Brain Day at Michigan Science Center

                                                      Area families and budding scientists should get a spark out of Brain Day, presented by Wayne State University School of Medicine neuroscientists from 10 a.m. […]
September 10, 2014

New fetal functional connectivity resource available!

Please click on our “resources” section and check out the links for matrices and datasets regarding functional connectivity of the human fetus. As a part of […]
January 21, 2015

Ugly Sweater Day at the Lab!

Right before the holiday break, some of the SCAN lab members decided to wear their ugly sweaters, while others… forgot. Members Christopher and Lauren (left) made […]
January 21, 2015

Fourth Biennial Conference on Resting State/Brain Connectivity

Dr. Thomason presented at the Fourth Biennial Conference on Resting State/Brain Connectivity this past fall at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston. The conference included sessions on […]
January 21, 2015

Dr. Thomason in the media!

Dr. Thomason has been featured in the media for her tremendous work on brain development and brain imaging! Click on the links below to found out […]
April 21, 2015

Scientific American features Dr. Thomason’s insights on behavioral interventions to strengthen brain function

In a March 2015 posting in Scientific American, Dr. Thomason provided further understanding of findings that support altered neural responses in adolescents exposed to trauma in […]
April 23, 2015

SCAN Lab Research Job Available for Recent Graduates

Our lab seeks applicants for one full-time research assistant. The position will involve facilitation of research utilizing functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). Our laboratory is focused […]
June 29, 2015

Welcome Lab Manager Narcis!

The SCAN Lab would love to welcome our newest lab member, Narcis Marshall! Narcis joins us from University of California – Los Angeles. Narcis majored in […]
October 21, 2015

Dr. Thomason on NPR!

Dr. Thomason has been featured again for her ground-breaking work on premature birth and brain development! Dr. Thomason recently presented her work at the 2015 Society for Neuroscience’s […]
February 11, 2016

Welcome new post-doc. Marion!

The SCAN Lab welcomes our newest lab member, Marion van den Heuvel! Marion joins us from Tilburg University, Netherlands. She obtained her Bachelor in Health Sciences […]
March 10, 2016

MRI Scanning for Kids – Educational Video

Here is a great video for kids explaining what to expect before and during an MRI scan: All credit goes to the developers of the video.
March 10, 2016

Brain Day in Detroit!

The Michigan Science Center is excited to announce that the annual Brain Day in Detroit is just around the corner!     Visit the link below […]
July 20, 2016

SCAN Lab Goes to Flux 2016

Congratulations to all of our amazing members who submitted abstracts to the Flux 2016 conference!  All of our submissions were accepted and we will be making […]
July 26, 2016

Dr. Thomason Receives New R01 Grant!

Dr. Thomason’s new R01 grant submission was approved for funding!  A big congratulations to her and our amazing SCAN Lab team. This grant will support our […]
October 10, 2016

New Post-Doctoral Position

SCAN Lab is seeking a new post-doctoral fellow to work on our NIH funded research project that examines fetal brain development! This project uses MRI techniques […]
December 2, 2017

Inquiring Minds, “What’s Going On In The Brain Of A Fetus”

January 31, 2018

UROP Travel Award Approved

Congratulations to our student researcher, Sahi K. Karra, for her abstract poster, “Fetal Brain Volume as a Predictor of Pre-Term Birth”. She presented at the National Collegiate […]
January 31, 2018

Congratulations Laura Crespo on an APA Dissertation Award

Outstanding achievement by Wayne State University (WSU) graduate student in clinical psychology, and long time contributor to SCANlab research! Laura Crespo has been recognized by the […]
February 5, 2018

Accepted Submission to Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience

Congratulations to Dr. Marion van den Heuvel for her accepted submission to the journal Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. “Hubs in the Human Fetal Brain Network” presents the […]
April 2, 2018

Lab Results Reported at CNS for a Media Spotlight

The time babies spend in the womb is an active time for the fetus to grow and develop. With new evidence provided by Dr. Thomason and […]