Scott A. Marek, PhD

Assistant Professor of Radiology

Marek Lab
Scott Marek, PhD, is an assistant professor of radiology and a principal investigator within the Neuroimaging Labs Research Center at Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR). As a pediatric neuroimaging investigator, Marek's research primarily involves applying innovative neuroimaging on single individuals and big data approaches to understanding and eventually treating the neurodevelopmental processes that contribute to the emergence of psychiatric illness during adolescence. Marek earned his doctorate in neuroscience from the University of Pittsburgh and his bachelor of science in psychology from John Carroll University.

Research Interests

Pediatric neuroimaging, precision functional imaging, reproducibility, deep phenotyping, socioeconomics, internalizing

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Education History


T32 NIMH Postdoctoral Fellowship (Developmental Neuroscience and Child Psychopathology), Department of Psychiatry, Washington University in St. Louis


University of Pittsburgh


John Carroll University


Flux Society Organization for Human Brain Mapping


2018 Flux Congress 2020-2025 Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00), National Institute of Mental Health, NIH