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Rebecca Jones

Senior Clinical Research Scientist, Imagen Technologies

Rebecca Jones is a senior clinical research scientist at Imagen Technologies and clinical assistant professor of neuroscience at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York City. She has a Ph.D. in neuroscience from Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, an M.Phil in psychiatry from the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom and an A.B. from Princeton University. She joined Imagen Technologies, a healthcare technology company applying artificial intelligence to medical imaging, after directing her own lab studying human social behavior. Her lab used a range of techniques, including wearable mobile technologies, functional magnetic resonance imaging and behavioral methods.

Jones has more than three dozen publications in high-impact journals such as Science, Nature Communications and the Journal of Neuroscience. She has received numerous awards, including the Gates Cambridge Scholarship, a Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Fellowship at the National Academies of Science, the Women in Technology Award from the Westchester County Association, and a Rising Star Award from the Association for Psychological Science.

December 2017

Review: ‘Uncommon Sense’ exquisitely explores autism’s sensory experiences

by  /  5 December 2017

The play dexterously depicts the struggles — sensory and social — of four characters who occupy distinct places on the autism spectrum.