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Dara Ghahremani, Ph.D.

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darag@ucla.edu

Member, Center for Addictive Behaviors


Detailed Biography:

Dr. Dara G. Ghahremani is currently assistant research faculty in the Center for Addictive Behaviors in UCLA's Department of Psychiatry & Biobehavioral Sciences. He received his PhD in Psychology & Neuroscience from Stanford University and was a postdoctoral fellow with Dr. Russell Poldrack at UCLA.

Publications:

Gui Xue, Dara G. Ghahremani, and Russell A. Poldrack   Neural Substrates for Reversing Stimulus-Outcome and Stimulus-Response Associations, Journal of Neuroscience, 2008; 28 : 11196-11204.
Ghahremani Dara G, Oh Eugene Y, Dean Andrew C, Mouzakis Kristina, Wilson Kristen D, London Edythe D   Effects of the Youth Empowerment Seminar on Impulsive Behavior in Adolescents The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, 2013; 53(1): 139-41.
Courtney Kelly E, Ghahremani Dara G, Ray Lara A   Fronto-striatal functional connectivity during response inhibition in alcohol dependence Addiction biology, 2013; 18(3): 593-604.
Brown Amira K, Mandelkern Mark A, Farahi Judah, Robertson Chelsea, Ghahremani Dara G, Sumerel Brittany, Moallem Nathasha, London Edythe D   Sex differences in striatal dopamine D2/D3 receptor availability in smokers and non-smokers The international journal of neuropsychopharmacology / official scientific journal of the Collegium Internationale Neuropsychopharmacologicum (CINP), 2012; 15(7): 989-94.
Ghahremani Dara G, Lee Buyean, Robertson Chelsea L, Tabibnia Golnaz, Morgan Andrew T, De Shetler Natalie, Brown Amira K, Monterosso John R, Aron Adam R, Mandelkern Mark A, Poldrack Russell A, London Edythe D   Striatal dopamine D₂/D₃ receptors mediate response inhibition and related activity in frontostriatal neural circuitry in humans The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 2012; 32(21): 7316-24.
Nestor Liam J, Ghahremani Dara G, Monterosso John, London Edythe D   Prefrontal hypoactivation during cognitive control in early abstinent methamphetamine-dependent subjects Psychiatry research, 2011; 194(3): 287-95.
Ghahremani Dara G, Tabibnia Golnaz, Monterosso John, Hellemann Gerhard, Poldrack Russell A, London Edythe D   Effect of modafinil on learning and task-related brain activity in methamphetamine-dependent and healthy individuals Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 2011; 36(5): 950-9.
Scott-Van Zeeland Ashley A, Abrahams Brett S, Alvarez-Retuerto Ana I, Sonnenblick Lisa I, Rudie Jeffrey D, Ghahremani Dara, Mumford Jeanette A, Poldrack Russell A, Dapretto Mirella, Geschwind Daniel H, Bookheimer Susan Y   Altered functional connectivity in frontal lobe circuits is associated with variation in the autism risk gene CNTNAP2 Science translational medicine, 2010; 2(56): 56ra80.
Scott-Van Zeeland Ashley A, Dapretto Mirella, Ghahremani Dara G, Poldrack Russell A, Bookheimer Susan Y   Reward processing in autism Autism research : official journal of the International Society for Autism Research, 2010; 3(2): 53-67.
Ghahremani Dara G, Monterosso John, Jentsch J David, Bilder Robert M, Poldrack Russell A   Neural Components Underlying Behavioral Flexibility in Human Reversal Learning Cerebral cortex (New York, N.Y. : 1991), 2009; .
Xue Gui, Ghahremani Dara G, Poldrack Russell A   Neural substrates for reversing stimulus-outcome and stimulus-response associations The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 2008; 28(44): 11196-204.
Schwartzman, Dougherty, Lee, Ghahremani, Taylor   Empirical null and false discovery rate analysis in neuroimaging NeuroImage, 2008; .
Golarai Golijeh, Ghahremani Dara G, Whitfield-Gabrieli S, Reiss Allan, Eberhardt Jennifer L, Gabrieli John D E, Grill-Spector Kalanit   Differential development of high-level visual cortex correlates with category-specific recognition memory Nature neuroscience, 2007; 10(4): 512-22.
Bergerbest Dafna, Ghahremani Dara G, Gabrieli John D E   Neural correlates of auditory repetition priming: reduced fMRI activation in the auditory cortex Journal of cognitive neuroscience, 2007; 16(6): 966-77.
Anderson A K, Christoff K, Stappen I, Panitz D, Ghahremani D G, Glover G, Gabrieli J D E, Sobel N   Dissociated neural representations of intensity and valence in human olfaction Nature neuroscience, 2003; 6(2): 196-202.
Makeig S, Jung T P, Bell A J, Ghahremani D, Sejnowski T J   Blind separation of auditory event-related brain responses into independent components Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 1997; 94(20): 10979-84.
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