Rebecca Elliott was born in Bath, UK, in 1969. She received a B.A. degree in natural sciences and a Ph.D. degree in experimental psychology from the University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, in 1990 and 1996, respectively. Between 1996 and 1999, she was a Kinross Research Fellow and Lecturer at the Functional Imaging Laboratory, University College London, London, UK. Since 1999, Rebecca has worked at the University of Manchester, Manchester, UK, first as a Lecturer and then Senior Research Fellow. Her research has focused particularly on emotional and motivational function and how these are disrupted in neuropsychiatric disorders. Current projects include the neurobiological basis of cognition and craving in opiate addiction, brain imaging correlates of treatment response in depression, and the identification of neuropsychological and neuroimaging biomarkers for resilience to stress. She has published widely in these areas and has presented work at a range of international conferences. Her editorial board experience includes roles with Neuroimage, Journal of Neuroscience, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, and European Journal of Neuroscience.
Biography Updated on 23 January 2011