Damien Fair, P.A.-C., Ph.D.

Member, Scientific Research Council

Child Mind Institute

Co-founder

OHSU Fellowship, Diversity in Research

Director

Developmental Cognition & Neuroimaging (DCAN) Lab

Damien FairP.A.-C., Ph.D. is a co-founder of the OHSU Fellowship for Diversity in Research. He is the principal investigator of the Developmental Cognition and Neuroimaging Lab and has also been a champion for diversity, equity and inclusion efforts at OHSU for the past ten years. Damien Fair directs the Developmental Cognition & Neuroimaging (DCAN) Lab, is principal investigator of the Typical and Atypical Brain Development project and co-principal investigator of the Longitudinal Imaging Study of ADHD Brain Development project. His research interests focus on Cognitive Brain Development, ADHD, Autism, and neuroimaging. The DCAN Lab focuses on mechanisms and principles that underlie the developing brain. The majority of their work uses functional MRI and resting state functional connectivity MRI to assess typical and atypical populations. They also focus on testing the feasibility of using various functional and structural MRI techniques in translational studies of developmental neuropsychiatric disorders. Damien obtained his Ph.D. in Neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, under Dr. Bradley Schlaggar and Dr. Steven Petersen.