Matt Mosconi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Psychiatry, Pediatrics

Biography

Matthew Mosconi earned his masters and PhD in clinical neuropsychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He then completed his postdoctoral fellowship in cognitive neuroscience and neuroimaging at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Mosconi is currently pursuing his interests in developmental neuroscience and the assessment of motor and cognitive functions in autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders while serving as an investigator at the new UT Southwestern Autism Center (Director: John A. Sweeney, PhD).

Education

Undergraduate Emory University (), Psychology
Undergraduate Emory University (1999)
Graduate School University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2007), Psychology

Research Interests

  • Autism
  • Intermediate phenotypes in psychiatric research
  • Sensorimotor development

Publications

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Motor dysfunction as a core trait in autism spectrum disorders.

Mosconi MW & Sweeney JA Science China: Life Sciences In Press

Cerebellar dysfunctions underlying core cognitive and sensorimotor deficits in autism spectrum disorder.

Mosconi MW & Sweeney JA Cerebellum In Press

Cerebellar dysfunctions underlying core cognitive and sensorimotor deficits in autism spectrum disorder.

Mosconi MW & Sweeney JA Cerebellum In Press

Human reversal learning under conditions of certain versus uncertain outcomes.

D?Cruz A-M, Mosconi MW, Ragozzino ME, Pavuluri M, & Sweeney JA NeuroImage 2011 56 315-322

Impaired cognitive control is associated with higher-order repetitive behaviors in autism spectrum disorders.

Mosconi MW, Kay M, Seidenfeld A, Guter S, Stanford LD, & Sweeney JA Psychological Medicine 2009 39 1355-1366

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Honors/Awards

  • NIH/NIMH K23 Career Development Award
    (2010)
  • Autism Speaks Research Fellowship
    (2009)
  • Society for Neural Control of Movement Conference Scholarship
    (2009)
  • International Society for Autism Research Dissertation Award
    (2007)
  • NIH Postdoctoral Training Fellowship Award
    (2007)