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Jasmeet Pannu Hayes, PhD


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Jasmeet Pannu Hayes, PhD

Portrait of Jasmeet Pannu Hayes, PhD

Principal Investigator

Behavioral Science Division

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Academic Appointment

  • Boston University School of Medicine, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry


  • VISN 6 MIRECC/Duke University School of Medicine, Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2009
  • Boston Consortium, Predoctoral clinical internship (neuropsychology), 2006
  • University of Arizona, Clinical Psychology, PhD, 2006
  • University of California, Berkeley, Psychology, BA, 2000

Expertise and Interests

  • Neurobiology of traumatic memories
  • Mild traumatic brain injury
  • Cognitive control of emotions
  • Functional magnetic resonance imaging of PTSD
  • Application of diffusion tensor imaging

Membership in Professional Societies

  • International Society of Traumatic Stress Studies
  • Society for Biological Psychiatry
  • Society for Neuroscience

Awards and Honors

  • Distinguished Alumni Award, UC Berkeley Sikh Student Association (2012)
  • Graduate Research Fellowship, National Science Foundation (2001-2004)
  • President's Undergraduate Fellowship, UC Berkeley (1999)

Selected Publications

Hayes, J.P., VanElzakker, M., & Shin, L. (2012). Emotion and cognition interactions in PTSD: A review of neurocognitive and neuroimaging studies. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience, 6:89.

Hayes, J.P., Hayes, S.M., & Mikedis, A.M. (2012). Quantitative meta-analysis of neural activity in posttraumatic stress disorder. Biology of Mood and Anxiety Disorders, 2:9.

Hayes, JP, Morey, RA, & Tupler, LA. (2012). A case of frontal neuropsychological and neuroimaging signs following multiple primary blast exposure. Neurocase, 18, 258-269.

Hayes, J.P., LaBar, K.S., McCarthy, G., Selgrade, E., Nasser, J., Dolcos, F., VISN 6 Mid-Atlantic MIRECC workgroup, Morey, R.A. (2011). Reduced hippocampal and amygdala activity predicts memory distortions for trauma reminders in combat-related PTSD. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 45, 660-669.

Hayes, J.P., Morey, R.A., Petty, C., Seth, S., Smoski, M., McCarthy, G., & LaBar, K.S. (2010). Staying cool when things get hot: emotion regulation modulates neural mechanisms of memory encoding. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 4(230), 1-10.

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