Dr. Jennifer Coughlin is an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, with joint appointment in Radiology. She directs the Young Adult Affective Disorders Inpatient Service and the Young Adult Affective Disorders Consultation Clinic.
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Dr. Coughlin’s research focuses on molecular neuroimaging techniques, with focus in the use of positron emission tomography (PET) to study markers of neuroinflammation and receptor systems in the living brain. Her work spans the study of NFL players, healthy aging, inflammatory conditions, psychosis, and dementia. She aims to inform the molecular understanding of neuropsychiatric conditions, and identify novel, precision therapies guided by imaging results.
To volunteer for research opportunities offered by Dr. Coughlin and others in the Department of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins, please check out: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/psychiatry/research/volunteers.html