Last Name

Karin Schon, PhD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
DepartmentAnatomy & Neurobiology
Address650 Albany St Evans Biomed Research Ctr
Boston MA 02118
Phone(617) 414-2327
ORCID ORCID Icon0000-0003-2963-8449
 Awards and Honors

2015Boston University: UROP Outstanding Mentor Award, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program
2015Boston University School of Medicine: Junior Faculty Spivack Scholar 2015
2013CCAD Junior Investigator, Charleston Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease
2010NIH Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00)
2005Boston University: Kavita Jain Dissertation Award
2005Boston University: Felicia Sorembe Lambros Prize for Research
 Self-Described Keywords
  • cognitive neuroscience
  • fmri
  • brain imaging
  • memory
  • hippocampus
  • aging
  • exercise
  • physical activity
  • aerobic fitness
  • entorhinal cortex
  • medial temporal lobes
  • brain plasticity
  • neurotrophins
  • brain derived neurotrophic factor
  • BDNF
  • neuroimaging
  • clinical trial
  • subjective memory complaints
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • neuropsychology
  • cognition
  • working memory
  • prefrontal cortex
  • parahippocampal gyrus
  • preclinical
  • healthy aging
  • dentate gyrus
  • adult neurogenesis
  • brain volume
  • voxel-based morphometry
  • resting state fMRI
  • default mode network
  • encoding
  • systems neuroscience
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  1. Whiteman AS, Young DE, Budson AE, Stern CE, Schon K. Entorhinal volume, aerobic fitness, and recognition memory in healthy young adults: A voxel-based morphometry study. Neuroimage. 2016 Feb 01; 126:229-38. PMID: 26631814.
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  2. Nauer RK, Whiteman AS, Dunne MF, Stern CE, Schon K. Hippocampal subfield and medial temporal cortical persistent activity during working memory reflects ongoing encoding. Front Syst Neurosci. 2015; 9:30. PMID: 25859188.
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  3. Schon K, Newmark RE, Ross RS, Stern CE. A Working Memory Buffer in Parahippocampal Regions: Evidence from a Load Effect during the Delay Period. Cereb Cortex. 2016 May; 26(5):1965-74. PMID: 25662713.
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  4. Ross RS, LoPresti ML, Schon K, Stern CE. Role of the hippocampus and orbitofrontal cortex during the disambiguation of social cues in working memory. Cogn Affect Behav Neurosci. 2013 Dec; 13(4):900-15. PMID: 23640112.
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  5. Whiteman AS, Young DE, He X, Chen TC, Wagenaar RC, Stern CE, Schon K. Interaction between serum BDNF and aerobic fitness predicts recognition memory in healthy young adults. Behav Brain Res. 2014 Feb 1; 259:302-12. PMID: 24269495.
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  6. Newmark RE, Schon K, Ross RS, Stern CE. Contributions of the hippocampal subfields and entorhinal cortex to disambiguation during working memory. Hippocampus. 2013 Jun; 23(6):467-75. PMID: 23504938.
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  7. Schon K, Ross RS, Hasselmo ME, Stern CE. Complementary roles of medial temporal lobes and mid-dorsolateral prefrontal cortex for working memory for novel and familiar trial-unique visual stimuli. Eur J Neurosci. 2013 Feb; 37(4):668-78. PMID: 23167976.
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  8. Schon K, Quiroz YT, Hasselmo ME, Stern CE. Greater working memory load results in greater medial temporal activity at retrieval. Cereb Cortex. 2009 Nov; 19(11):2561-71. PMID: 19224975.
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  9. LoPresti ML, Schon K, Tricarico MD, Swisher JD, Celone KA, Stern CE. Working memory for social cues recruits orbitofrontal cortex and amygdala: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study of delayed matching to sample for emotional expressions. J Neurosci. 2008 Apr 2; 28(14):3718-28. PMID: 18385330.
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  10. Schon K, Tinaz S, Somers DC, Stern CE. Delayed match to object or place: an event-related fMRI study of short-term stimulus maintenance and the role of stimulus pre-exposure. Neuroimage. 2008 Jan 15; 39(2):857-72. PMID: 17950623.
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  11. Tinaz S, Schendan HE, Schon K, Stern CE. Evidence for the importance of basal ganglia output nuclei in semantic event sequencing: an fMRI study. Brain Res. 2006 Jan 5; 1067(1):239-49. PMID: 16360121.
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  12. Schon K, Atri A, Hasselmo ME, Tricarico MD, LoPresti ML, Stern CE. Scopolamine reduces persistent activity related to long-term encoding in the parahippocampal gyrus during delayed matching in humans. J Neurosci. 2005 Oct 5; 25(40):9112-23. PMID: 16207870.
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  13. Schon K, Hasselmo ME, Lopresti ML, Tricarico MD, Stern CE. Persistence of parahippocampal representation in the absence of stimulus input enhances long-term encoding: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study of subsequent memory after a delayed match-to-sample task. J Neurosci. 2004 Dec 8; 24(49):11088-97. PMID: 15590925.
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