Current Studies

Pediatric OCD & CBT Study
Principal Investigators: Rachel Marsh, PhD; Kate Fitzgerald, MD

An MRI Study for Healthy Children and Adolescents (ages 5 to 17)
Principal Investigator: Rachel Marsh, PhD

A Longitudinal Multimodal MRI Study of Intergenerational Transmission of Deficits in Self-Regulatory ControlĀ 
Principal Investigators: Rachel Marsh, PhD; Catherine Monk, PhD; Marisa Spann, PhD

  • Principal Investigator

    Rachel Marsh, PhD
    This research study aims to explore learning and memory in children who have not been diagnosed with any neurological or psychiatric disorders. This study will take place at the New York State Psychiatric Institute in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan. Participation in this study includes three parts: interviews, games and puzzles, and 1-2 MRI scans. Your child will receive compensation up to $325 in the form of a gift card for participating in this study.
  • Principal Investigator

    Rachel Marsh, PhD
    This research study aims to identify brain differences that underlie OCD in children by assessing changes in the brain after treatment with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). This study includes a thorough diagnostic evaluation, a full course of CBT (12 sessions), and fMRI scans before and after treatment. All study procedures, including the evaluation, treatment, and fMRI scans are at no cost. In addition, your child will receive compensation up to $350 in the form of a gift card for participating in this study.