Naomi Robin Driesen PhD

Research Scientist in Psychiatry and Associate Research Scientist in Neurology

Departments & Organizations

Neurology | Psychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center; VA National Center for PTSD

Research Interests

Prefrontal cortex, working memory, brain connectivity, fMRI, adolescent development, NMDA antagonism more...


  • B.A., Yale University, 1984
  • M.A., University of Virginia, 1989
  • Ph.D., University of Memphis, 1997

Selected Publications

  • 1. Weinberger, D.R., Berman, K.F., Iadarola, M., Driesen, N., Zec, R.F. Prefrontal cortical blood flow and cognitive function in Huntington’s disease. (1988) Journal for Neurological Neurosurgery Psychiatry, 51(1), 94-104.
  • 2. Wanebo, J.E., Malik, J.M., VandenBerg, S.R., Wanebo, H.J., Driesen, N. & Persing, J.A. (1993). Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors. A clinicopathologic study of 28 cases. Cancer, 71(4), 1247-53.
  • 3. Driesen, N.R. & Raz, N. (1995). The influence of sex, age and handedness on corpus callosum morphology: a meta-analysis. Psychobiology, 23, 240-247.



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