Michael Granovetter, PhD

Education & Training

  • Princeton University, BA, 2015
  • Carnegie Mellon University, MS, 2020
  • Carnegie Mellon University, PhD, 2022

Representative Publications

Granovetter MC, Robert S, Ettensohn L, Behrmann M. With childhood hemispherectomy, one hemisphere can support-but is suboptimal for-word and face recognition. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2022 Nov;119(44):e2212936119. doi: 10.1073/pnas.2212936119. Epub 2022 Oct 25. PMID: 36282918; PMCID: PMC9636967.

Macedo B, Christophers B, Barrere-Cain R, Albrecht YS, Granovetter MC, Kumar R, Daye D, Bhoj E, Brass L, Rodrigues JA. The Virtual Summer Research Program: supporting future physician-scientists from underrepresented backgrounds. J Clin Transl Sci. 2022 Aug 22;6(1):e120. doi: 10.1017/cts.2022.447. PMID: 36285020; PMCID: PMC9549583.

Granovetter MC, Burlingham CS, Blauch NM, Minshew NJ, Heeger DJ, Behrmann M. Uncharacteristic Task-Evoked Pupillary Responses Implicate Atypical Locus Ceruleus Activity in Autism. J Neurosci. 2020 May 6;40(19):3815-3826. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2680-19.2020. Epub 2020 Apr 6. PMID: 32253362; PMCID: PMC7204084.

Maallo AMS, Granovetter MC, Freud E, Kastner S, Pinsk MA, Patterson C, Behrmann M. Large-scale resculpting of cortical circuits in children after surgical resection. Sci Rep. 2020 Dec 9;10(1):21589. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-78394-z. PMID: 33299002; PMCID: PMC7725819.

Williams Avram SK, Lee HJ, Fastman J, Cymerblit-Sabba A, Smith A, Vincent M, Song J, Granovetter MC, Lee SH, Cilz NI, Stackmann M, Chaturvedi R, Young WS. NMDA Receptor in Vasopressin 1b Neurons Is Not Required for Short-Term Social Memory, Object Memory or Aggression. Front Behav Neurosci. 2019 Nov 8;13:218. doi: 10.3389/fnbeh.2019.00218. PMID: 31787886; PMCID: PMC6856057.

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Career Advisor

Alan Sved, PhD

Thesis Advisor

Marlene Behrmann, PhD

Graduate Program

Dissertation Title

Characterization of Visual System Neuroplasticity with Pediatric Cortical Resection



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