Current Studies

K08 DA049913-01A1

(PI: Sussman; 08/01/20-07/31/25)

“A longitudinal study of Puerto Rican children and the impact of adverse childhood experiences on the development of cognitive control and risk for substance use disorders”

This project aims to better understand how adverse childhood experiences influence the development of cognitive control.


2021 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant, Grant number: 30519


(PI: Sussman; 01/01/2022 – 12/31/2023)

How do adverse childhood experiences impact the neurodevelopment of decision making?

This project examines the possibility that adverse childhood experiences lead to a shift in strategic decision making, rather than decrements in cognitive control, particularly on reward-related decisions.