“Healing the Social Brain”

The Center comprises faculty and trainees with a common goal to understand the functioning of the social brain to promote mental and physical well-being. Scientific discovery, training, and community engagement are the pillars of our mission. We promote excellence in research while training the next generation of neuroscientists to improve mental health outcomes of the social domain. Diversity is a priority in all Center activities.

Social Neurobiology

  • Social Bonding
  • Cooperation
  • Compassion
  • Social Cognition
  • Gene/Brain/Behavior
  • Circuitry

Disorders of Social Function

  • Autism, Schizophrenia
  • Early diagnosis and treatment
  • Brain imaging
  • Drug Development
  • Enhancing social cognition
  • Attachment

Center Events

Dean's Distinguished Lecture & Award Ceremony honoring Larry Young

Thursday, May 25, 2023, 5:30 – 7pm - The Emory School of Medicine, James B. Williams Medical Education Building Room 110 (reception to follow)

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Robert W. Goy Annual Lecture Series with Prof Larry Young

April 5th, 2023 - University of Winsconsin-Madison - Possibility to attend virtually

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Dr Ismail Ahmed's Seminar

April 25th, 2023 - 3pm - EPC NS Seminar Room - Sponsored by CTSN and HHMI Gilliam Fellows Program

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CMBC Co-Sponsored Lecture - Prof. Larry Young and Rev. Patti Ricotta

April 20th, 2023 4:30-6pm - Emory University Chemistry Building - Atwood 360

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