My Summer with Rats


Matt Thompson ’14, a Barth Fellow majoring in biology and psychology, is blogging about his summer internship at the Center for Comparative NeuroImaging (CCNI) at UMass Memorial Medical School. He is studying the links between ADHD and nicotine addiction using neuroimaging (fMRI) techniques, behavioral tests, and biochemical analysis of brain matter using adolescent rats as a model. Read Matt’s blog.