Monica Duran

Credentials: Neuroscience Training Program; Medical Scientist Training Program

Position title: M.D./Ph.D student


Website: Travers Lab

Advisor: Brittany Travers, PhD

BS 2018 Cellular-Molecular Biology, University of Puerto Rico-Rio Piedras, San Juan, PR

Monica Duran’s research involves the application novel neuroimaging techniques and behavioral measures to unravel the role of the brainstem in Autism, with a special interest in its role in sensorimotor and visual integration.

Key words: Autism, Brainstem, Neuroimaging, Sensorimotor Integration, Visual Processing, Locomotion, Eye movements