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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

  • 2017 Early Career Investigator Award, International Brain Injury Association
  • 2017 Best Abstract in Neurotrauma Award, International Brain Injury Association
  • 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., Hayes, S.M., Miller, D.R., Lafleche, G., Logue, M.W. & Verfaellie, M. (2017). Automated measurement of hippocampal subfields in PTSD: Evidence for smaller dentate gyrus volume. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 95, 247-252.

Hayes, J.P., Logue, M.W., Sadeh, N., Spielberg, J.M., Verfaellie, M., Hayes, S.M., Reagan, A., Salat, D.H., Wolf, E.J., Mcglinchey, R.E., Milberg, W.P., Stone, A., Schichman, S.A. & Miller, M.W. (2017). Mild traumatic brain injury is associated with reduced cortical thickness in those at risk for Alzheimer's disease. Brain, 140, 813-825.

Hayes, J.P., Logue, M.W., Reagan, A., Salat, D., Wolf, E.J., Sadeh, N., Spielberg, J.M., Sperbeck, E., Hayes, S.M., McGlinchey, R.E. & Milberg, W.P., (2017). COMT Val158Met polymorphism moderates the association between PTSD symptom severity and hippocampal volume. Journal of Psychiatry & Neuroscience, 42, 95-102.

Hayes, J.P., Bigler, E.D. & Verfaellie, M. (2016). Traumatic brain injury as a disorder of brain connectivity. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 22, 120-137.

Hayes, J.P., Miller, D.R., Lafleche, G., Salat, D.H. & Verfaellie, M. (2015). The nature of white matter abnormalities in blast-related mild traumatic brain injury. NeuroImage: Clinical, 8, 148-156.

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