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Corina O. Bondi

Associate Professor

University of Pittsburgh



Dr. Bondi is a tenured Associate Professor in the Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Neurobiology, as well as Associate Director at the Safar Center for Resuscitation Research at the University of Pittsburgh. She holds a Ph.D. in Neuropharmacology from the University of Texas Health at San Antonio. Dr. Bondi is an Academic Editor for Brain Research, BMC Neuroscience, and the Journal of Neurotrauma. She recently served as Secretary/Treasurer and Chair of Finance and Fundraising for the National Neurotrauma Society, where she was awarded the prestigious 2022 Rosalind Franklin award recognizing a female researcher who has made notable scientific contributions in field of neurotrauma. Her research interests focus on complex cognitive deficits and distinct neurobehavioral and neurochemical alterations relevant to psychiatric disorders after TBI in rodents. Her expertise of twenty years and over 70 manuscripts encompasses the overlap of cognitive neuroscience, stress neurochemistry, and TBI neuropathology. She published the first papers using the digging and operant set-shifting tasks after TBI, which are akin to the Wisconsin Card Sorting Task that is used clinically in patients to assess executive function.

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