Hengyi Rao

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Research Assistant Professor of Neurology
Department: Neurology

Contact information
Room D502, Richards Medical Research Building, 3700 Hamilton Walk
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 2157462470
Fax: 2157462470
B.S. (Polymer Physics and Chemistry)
University of Science and Technology of China, 1996.
Ph.D. (Biophysics & Cognitive Neuroscience)
University of Science and Technology of China, 2003.
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Description of Research Expertise

Cognitive Neuroimaging, using multiple neuroimaging methods, mainly including functional MRI, also involving PET, EEG/ERP, and neuromodulation techniques to study normal and abnormal human brain function, especially in relation to individual differences in sleep deprivation, fatigue, mood disorders, and risk taking.

Description of Itmat Expertise

Functional brain imaging, ASL and BOLD fMRI, resting brain function, sleep, fatigue, sleep deprivation, risk taking and decision making, addiction, brain imaging of genotype and phenotype.
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Last updated: 11/09/2018
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