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Major Area of Study



Sarah Mattson, PhD



Research Interests

Leila’s research has focused on the academic, behavioral, and cognitive outcomes associated with prenatal alcohol exposure and fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. Her interests lie in understanding the neurobehavioral profiles associated with brain injury and developmental disabilities to inform targeted intervention. 

Representative Publications
  • Glass, L., Moore, E.M., Akshoomoff, N.A., Jones, K.L., Riley, E.P., and Mattson, S.N. (2017, in press) Academic functioning in school-age children with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure. Alcohol: Clinical and Experimental Research.

  • Glass, L., Graham, D.M., Akshoomoff, N., & Mattson, S.N. (2015) Cognitive factors contributing to spelling performance in school age children with prenatal alcohol exposure. Neuropsychology, 29(6), 817-828.

  • Glass, L., Krueger, F. Solomon, J. Raymont, V., Grafman J. (2013). Mental paper folding performance following penetrating traumatic brain injury in combat veterans: a lesion mapping study. Cerebral Cortex, 23(7), 1663-1672.

  • Glass, L., Ware, A.L., Crocker, N., Deweese, B.N., Coles, C. D., Kable, J A., May, P.A., Kalberg,W.O., Sowell, E.R., Jones, K.L., Riley, E.P., Mattson, S.N., & the CIFASD. (2013). Neuropsychological deficits associated with heavy prenatal alcohol exposure are not exacerbated by ADHD. Neuropsychology, 27(6), 713-724.

  • Individual Predoctoral NRSA, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: F31 AA022261, 2013-2016; Project Title: Mechanisms of Reading-Related Dysfunction in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders PI: Leila Glass; Sponsor: Sarah N. Mattson, Ph.D.
  • Institutional Research Training Grant, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism: T32 AA013525, Alcohol Research in the Science/Practitioner Model. PI: Edward P. Riley, 2011-2013