James L Reilly, PhD

James L Reilly, PhD

Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Contact

Administrative office: 312-503-4809

Abbott Hall Suite 1315
710 N Lake Shore Drive
Chicago IL 60611

james.reilly( at )northwestern.edu

Medical Practice

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Hospital Affiliations

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Education and Certification

PhD: University of Virginia, Clinical Psychology (2003)
Internship: University of Illinois at Chicago, Clinical Psychology (2003)
Postdoctoral Fellowship: University of Illinois, Chicago, Neuropsychology (2005)

Interests

Description of Interests

My research focuses on the evaluation of neurocognition in patients with neuropsychiatric disorders, with an aim to bridge the basic cognitive and clinical neurosciences in this research. My current ... read more
My research focuses on the evaluation of neurocognition in patients with neuropsychiatric disorders, with an aim to bridge the basic cognitive and clinical neurosciences in this research. My current work centers on use of neurocognitive and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) paradigms to evaluate the neural system abnormalities underlying cognitive processes such as attention and working memory among patients early in the course of a psychotic illness (schizophrenia or psychotic affective disorder), and how these abnormalities are impacted by treatment. Additionally, I am interested in using these same approaches to evaluate cognitive and functional neural system abnormalities among those at genetic or clinical risk for developing psychosis.In my clinical practice, I conduct clinical neuropsychological assessments of older adolescent or adult patients in whom impairments of cognitive or neuropsychiatric functioning are evident or suspected. I evaluate patients from a broad range of clinical populations including those with major psychiatric disorders, disorders of attention (e.g., ADHD) and learning, seizure disorders, cerebrovascular disorders, metabolic disorders (e.g., liver disease), autoimmune disorders (e.g., Lupus, HIV infection) and those with acquired conditions such as traumatic brain injury.

Interests (Keywords)

Biological markers of neuropsychiatric conditions; Brain Trauma; Brain, Nervous System; Neuropsychology; Neuroscience; Psychiatry; Schizophrenia; Translational Research

Research and Publications

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