Yun Wang

Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Faculty Network Member of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

Contact Information

  • Office Location: 2530 Erwin Rd, Apt. 252, Durham, NC 27705
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  • Ph.D. Auburn University, 2016

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • ACNP Travel Award. American College of Neuropsychopharmacology . 2022
  • DST Launch Seed Award. Duke Science and Technology. 2022
  • K99/R00 Pathway to Independence Award. NIH- NICHD. 2021
  • BBRF Young Investigator Award. Brain & Behavior Research Foundation. 2021

Courses Taught

  • ECE 899: Special Readings in Electrical Engineering

Representative Publications

  • Wang, Yun, Ellen Kessel, Seonjoo Lee, Susie Hong, Elizabeth Raffanello, Leslie A. Hulvershorn, Amy Margolis, Bradley S. Peterson, and Jonathan Posner. “Causal effects of psychostimulants on neural connectivity: a mechanistic, randomized clinical trial.” Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 63, no. 11 (November 2022): 1381–91.
  • Wang, Yun, Walter Hinds, Cristiane S. Duarte, Seonjoo Lee, Catherine Monk, Melanie Wall, Glorisa Canino, et al. “Intra-session test-retest reliability of functional connectivity in infants.” NeuroImage 239 (October 2021): 118284–118284.
  • Wang, Yun, Joel Bernanke, Bradley S. Peterson, Patrick McGrath, Jonathan Stewart, Ying Chen, Seonjoo Lee, et al. “The association between antidepressant treatment and brain connectivity in two double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trials: a treatment mechanism study.” The Lancet Psychiatry 6, no. 8 (August 2019): 667–74.