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About Ana Tryfon


Ana completed her undergraduate training at New York University in psychology and music cognition.  She then worked as a research coordinator at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Seaver Autism Center where she gained clinical research experience working with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).   Ana is currently a neuroscience PhD candidate in the ABCD lab and is investigating developmental aspects of auditory-motor synchronization in typical-development and in children with ASD.

Publication highlights

Foster NE, Doyle-Thomas KA, Tryfon A, Ouimet T, Anagnostou E, Evans AC, Zwaigenbaum L, Lerch JP, Lewis JD, Hyde KL; NeuroDevNet ASD imaging group. (2015). Structural Gray Matter Differences During Childhood Development in Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Multimetric Approach. Pediatr Neurol. 2015 Oct;53(4):350-9. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2015.06.013. 

Doyle-Thomas KA, Lee W, Foster NE, Tryfon A, Ouimet T, Hyde KL, Evans AC, Lewis J, Zwaigenbaum L, Anagnostou E; NeuroDevNet ASD Imaging Group. (2015). Atypical functional brain connectivity during rest in autism spectrum disorders. Ann Neurol. 77(5):866-76. doi: 10.1002/ana.24391.

Ouimet T, Foster NE, Tryfon A, & Hyde KL. (2012). Auditory-musical pitch processing in autism spectrum disorders: a review of behavioral and brain imaging studies.  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1252:325-31.

Pinto D, Pagnamenta AT, Klei L, Anney R, & Merico D et al. (2010). Functional impact of global rare copy number variation in autism spectrum disorders. Nature, 466(7304):368-372.