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Moran  Cohn

PhD student 
VU University medical center Amsterdam, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Moran Cohn (1985) has succesfully completed the scientific research Honours Program of the VU University Faculty of Medicine, where he graduated cum laude in 2008. Subsequently, he started working in the field of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry both as a resident in psychiatry and as a junior researcher. In 2010, he was awarded a €200.000 grant from the prestigious NWO Mozaiek-programme, which he uses for his current full-time appointment as a PhD student. In his PhD project, he investigates the mechanisms explaining why some children show persistent antisocial behavior, while others desist. He uses MRI to study dysfunctions in fear and reward-related brain areas.