Entry Year


Major Area of Study



Ruth Carper, PhD / Ralph-Axel Müller, PhD



Research Interests

Heterogeneity of neurodevelopmental disorders (ASD/ADHD) using machine learning techniques and brain imaging.

Representative Publications
  • Cordova, M., Shada, K., Demeter, D.V., Doyle, O., Miranda-Dominguez, O., Perrone, A., Schifsky, E., Graham, A., Fombonne, E., Langhorst, B., Nigg, J., Fair, D.A., Feczko, E. (2020) Heterogeneity of executive function revealed by a functional random forest approach across ADHD and ASD. NeuroImage: Clinical. doi: 10.1016/j.nicl.2020.102245

  • Marek, S., Tervo-Clemmens, B., Nielsen, A., Wheelock, M., Miller, R., Laumann, T., Earl, E., Foran, W., Cordova, M., Doyle, O., Perrone, A., Miranda-Dominguez, O., Feczko, E., Sturgeon, D., Graham, A., Hermosillo, R., Snider, K., Galassi, A., Nagel, B., Feldstein Ewing, S., Eggebrecht, A., Garavan, H., Dale, A., Greene, D., Barch, D., Fair, D.A., Luna, B., Dosenbach, N. (2019) Identifying Reproducible Individual Differences in Childhood Functional Brain Networks: An ABCD Study. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience. doi:10.1016/j.dcn.2019.100706

  • Henry, T.R., Feczko, E., Cordova, M., Earl, E., Williams, S., Nigg, J., Fair, D.A., Gates, K.M. (2019). Comparing Directed Functional Connectivity Between Groups with Confirmatory Subgrouping GIMME. NeuroImage. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.12.040

  • Karalunas, S.L., Hawkey, E., Gustafsson, H., Miller, M., Langhorst, B., Cordova, M., Fair, D.A., Nigg, J. (2018) Overlapping and distinct cognitive impairments in attention-deficit/hyperactivity and autism spectrum disorder without intellectual disability. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology. doi:10.1007/s10802-017-0394-2

  • Feczko, E., Balba, N., Miranda-Dominguez, O., Cordova, M., Karalunas, S.L., Irwin, L., Demeter, D.V., Hill, A.P., Langhorst, B., Grieser-Painter, J., Van Santen, J., Fombonne, E., Nigg, J., Fair, D.A. (2017). Subtyping cognitive profiles in autism spectrum disorder using a random forest algorithm. NeuroImage. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2017.12.044

  • Mills, B., Miranda-Dominguez, O., Mills, K., Earl, E., Cordova, M., Grieser-Painter, J., Karalunas, S., Nigg, J., Fair, D.A. (2017). ADHD and attentional control: Impaired segregation of task positive and task negative brain networks. Network Neuroscience. doi:10.1162/NETN_a_00034

  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2020