Dr. Manuel Kuhn promoted to Instructor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Director of Neuroimaging and Instrumentation Core in LATN


Dr. Manuel Kuhn has been promoted to Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. In addition, effective 12/1/22, Manuel will become the Director of the Neuroimaging and Instrumentation Core within the Laboratory for Affective and Translational Neuroscience.


In this role, Manuel will provide assistance, consultation and support for the following areas:

  • Task code implementation on diverse task presentation platforms (Eprime, presentation, Matlab PTB, PsychoPy)
  • Task and device setup (e.g., button box, shocker, displays, handgrips, SCR, startle) on PRISMAs
  • Review of fMRI session procedures
  • fMRI protocol setup and optimization
  • Statistical design and optimization for fMRI task designs
  • fMRI preprocessing strategies
  • fMRI/sMRI data analyses
  • SPM workshops
  • NDA upload of neuroimaging data (i.e., scripts for header anonymization, de-facing, NDA toolkit for data upload)
  • Harmonizing central data structure and script curation via e.g. centralized scripts on Github/GitLab
  • Behavioral modeling and lab-wide standardized analysis strategies (e.g., PRT, Apple-Gathering task)
  • EMA and RedCap API access and processing pipelines

Congratulations, Manuel, for these new roles/titles!