BiographyLuke Stoeckel is a clinical neuropsychologist who specializes in patient-oriented neuroscience research. He completed his undergraduate studies at Harvard College, his PhD in Medical/Clinical Psychology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and his internship and postdoctoral training at MGH and Harvard Medical School (HMS).
He is currently the Director of Clinical Neuroscience and Staff Training at the MGH-Harvard Center for Addiction Medicine; Assistant in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, MGH; and an Assistant Professor in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, HMS.
Dr. Stoeckel's research interests include the investigation of brain-behavior relationships in neuropsychiatric disorders using cutting-edge technologies like functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI). His primary current research project involves developing real time fMRI neurofeedback as a tool to investigate the pathophysiology of disorders like addiction and obesity, with the aim of identifying rational, novel therapeutics based on this knowledge. His work is supported by the National Institute of Drug Abuse, the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (formerly NARSAD), and the Charles A. King Trust.
Dr. Stoeckel will be a Visiting Scientist in the Gabrieli laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 2013 - 2014.
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