Sarah Durston

Professor, head of NICHE Lab

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Sarah Durston

Curriculum Vitae
Sarah Durston is professor and head of Research at the Developmental Disorders section of the Psychiatry department at UMC Utrecht. Furthermore, Sarah is the head of the NICHE (Neuroimaging in Children) lab in this department. She is affiliated faculty at the Sackler Institute for Developmental Psychobiology in New York, and currently also a member of the Young Academy of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Current Research Projects
The focus of Sarah's research is on investigating typical and atypical brain development, using neuroimaging approaches. She is currently working on several disorders, including ADHD and autism. She is particularly interested in the pathway from genetic susceptibility for neuropsychiatric disorders to associated behavioural deficits. Her research focuses on two aspects of this pathway: 1) the relationship between genetic susceptibility and neurobiological measures and 2) the relationship between neurobiological measures and cognitive deficits.