Hershey Lab

The Hershey Lab works in the fields of cognitive and clinical neuroscience, using a range of neuroimaging, pharmacological and cognitive techniques to understand the impact of metabolic and neurodegenerative conditions on the brain, particularly during development.

Our People

Members of the multidisciplinary lab, led by Tamara Hershey, PhD, include undergraduate, graduate and medical students, and postdoctoral fellows.


The Hershey Lab draws from numerous disciplines, including neuroscience, radiology, endocrinology, neurology, psychiatry and psychology, to enhance the quality and clinical relevance of our research.

Lab Life

Check out all the happenings in the Hershey Lab, from the latest awards and recognitions to a photo gallery of members’ pets. (Mostly dogs, a few guinea pigs and even a pair of birds.)