East Hanover, New Jersey – United States
After receiving her M.D. degree from Al-Quds University, Palestine, Dr. Natsheh completed her Ph.D. training in neuroscience at Rutgers University. Her research aims at further understanding the developmental aspects of brain and behavior in neurodevelopmental disorders. In particular, she investigates neural mechanisms underlying behavioral patterns in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). She studies motivational deficits and the effect of psychostimulants on decision-making processes.
Further, Dr. Natsheh is highly involved in the establishment of international programs to study neurodevelopmental disorders in the Arab world. In 2012, she was selected as one of three researchers worldwide to receive the prestigious Rita Levi-Montalcini Postdoctoral Fellowship from the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO). She was also rewarded the Dr. Raniyah Ramadan Award for Young Arab Neuroscientist in 2013 and Al-Ashwal award for Outstanding Neuroscientists in the MENA region in 2015.
Friday, November 8
9:45 AM – 11:00 AM