Katie McLaughlin, Ph.D.Degree From: Yale University
Interests: Trauma exposure and PTSD, Psychological and neurobiologicalmechanisms linking adverse childhood experiences to psychopathology,emotion regulation, affective neuroscience
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In the News
- Congratulations to Maya Rosen, Kate McLaughlin’s post doc, who just received a three-year NIH fellowship for her research on long-term memory-guided attention.
- Kate McLaughin was named by Clarivate Analytics as one of 2016’s “Highly Cited Researchers.”
- Congratulations to Katie McLaughlin, who has been selected by Thompson Reuters IP and Science as a 2016 Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher.
- Congratulations to Kate McLaughlin who recently became a recipient of the Klerman & Freedman Prize for Exceptional Clinical Research on child maltreatment and neural networks underlying emotion regulation as a neurodevelopmental pathway to anxiety and depression.
- Kate McLaughlin’s students, Charlotte Heleniak and Hilary Lambert won the poster contest at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science.
- Congratulations to Katie McLaughlin, who has been selected as a recipient of the 2016 Gerald R. Klerman Award. This award is given for outstanding clinical research achievement by a Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Young Investigator.
- Katie McLaughlin just received funding from the Massachusetts General Hospital/National Institutes of Health for her work on mechanisms underlying racial/ethnic disparities in mental disorders. Congratulations!
- Kristin Olson and Katie McLaughlin’s study on the mental health of transgender children has been published in the journal Pediatrics and has received wide spread media coverage in UW Today, the Seattle Times, the Guardian, and the Associated Press, to name a few.
- The UW Homepage just posted a story about Victoria Chambers and her research on trauma and the effects on children. Victoria Chambers was a Mary Gates Innovation Scholar who is currently being mentored by Katie McLaughlin
- Congratulations to Kate McLaughlin who just received the 2016 APA Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology!
- Kate McLaughlin received a nearly three million dollar National Institutes of Health RO1 award for her research titled “Deprivation and Threat: Dimensions of Early Experience and Neural Development.” This is the second active RO1 award in Kate’s lab. Congratulations Kate!
- Congratulations to Katie McLaughlin, who was recently awarded the Jacobs Foundation Early Career Research Fellowship 2016-2018.
- Katie McLaughlin was recognized with the One Mind Institute's AIM Rising Star Research Award.
- UW Today covered Katie McLaughlin’s research examining the regulation of neural responses to emotional information in children exposed to maltreatment.
- Kate McLaughlin’s work suggests that childhood adversity is a bigger risk factor for heart disease and type 2 diabetes than nearly anything else.
- Kate McLaughlin shows early environment has a lasting impact on stress response systems.
- Congratulations to Charlotte Heleniak, fourth year graduate student of Katie McLaughlin!
- Check out Kate McLaughlin’s work in this podcast -
- Kate McLaughlin’s work is cited in several articles about at risk children -
- Kate McLaughlin's recent research with adolescent children was featured in a recent NPR report on the brain's responses to stress, adversity and resilience.
- Kate McLaughlin’s work is part of the story about stress and young brains -
- Kate McLaughlin weighs in on corporal punishment:
- Is it possible to predict PTSD? Learn more about what Kate McLaughlin’s been working on.
- Kate McLaughlin and her colleagues at Harvard were recently interviewed by the New England Public Radio about their study on trauma and the adolescent brain and subsequent input from those affected by the Boston Marathon Bombing.
- NPR featured a story about Assistant Professor Kate McLaughlin's research looking at neural markers that predicted the onset of PTSD in kids and adolescents after the Boston Marathon bombings.
- Huge congratulations to Kate McLaughlin as she is the inaugural recipient of the 2014 Society for the Science of Clinical Psychology Susan Nolen-Hoeksema Early Career Research Award.
- Kate McLaughlin was awarded the 2013 ISTSS Chaim and Bela Danieli Young Professional Award by the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.
- Kate McLaughlin was recently quoted in an article about children’s trauma post-Westgate.
- Charlotte Heleniak just won the Frank W. Putnam Dissertation Award from the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies.
- Child Trauma and the Development of Neural Systems Underlying Emotion Regulation
- IMHRO Rising Star Award: Neural Mechanisms of Stress Vulnerability Underlying Anxiety and Depression in Youth
- Jacobs Foundation: Early Career Research Fellowship
- Deprivation and Threat: Dimensions of Early Experience and Neural Development