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Matt Sutterer
Office(s): Division of Neuroscience (DN)
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Dr. Matt Sutterer is a Health Specialist in the Behavioral and Systems Neuroscience Branch, where he supports program officers across the branch areas of Cognitive Neuroscience, Affective Neuroscience, and Sensory and Motor Disorders of Aging. Prior to joining NIA in 2018, Dr. Sutterer was a AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the National Institute of Justice, where he provided his expertise in cognitive neuroscience to questions facing the criminal justice research community. Dr. Sutterer earned his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Iowa where he conducted research looking at plasticity in brain networks related to emotion and decision-making following focal brain injury or surgical intervention. After his Ph.D., Dr. Sutterer completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Iowa examining aging-related changes in brain networks important for executive functions.