3550 Hosp South
Durham, NC 27710
DUMC-3018 Med Ctr
Durham, NC 27710
Email: murali DOT doraiswamy AT duke DOT edu
Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine
DIBS Faculty, Member, DIBS Executive Board
My research uses neuroimaging (fMRI, PET, etc) to study mechanisms of brain aging, memory and emotions. I also do clinical trials of lifestyle and pharmacology strategies to enhance mental fitness.
For undergraduate students interesting in getting involved in research, there are ongoing projects that are open for your participation pertaining to the development of new tests and treatments for Alzheimer's patients.
Psychiatry, Duke University Med Ctr, 1991-1995 Neurobiology, UNC-Chapel Hill, 1988-1990 Medicine, University of Madras (MBBS), 1987
Fleisher AS, Chen K, Liu X, Roontiva A, Thiyyagura P, Ayutyanont N, Joshi AD, Clark CM, Mintun MA, Pontecorvo MJ, Doraiswamy PM, Johnson KA, Skovronsky DM, Reiman EM. Using Positron Emission Tomography and Florbetapir F 18 to Image Cortical Amyloid in Patients With Mild Cognitive Impairment or Dementia Due to Alzheimer Disease. Arch Neurol. 2011 Jul 11. [Epub ahead of print].
Layous K, Chancellor J, Lyubomirsky S, Wang L, Doraiswamy PM. Delivering happiness: translating positive psychology intervention research for treating major and minor depressive disorders. J Altern Complement Med. 2011 Aug;17(8):675-683.
Petrella JR, Sheldon FC, Prince SE, Calhoun VD, Doraiswamy PM. Default mode network connectivity in stable vs progressive mild cognitive impairment. Neurology. 2011 Feb 8;76(6):511-517.
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