Estate (Tato) Sokhadze, Ph.D.
Director of the Evoked Potential Lab at the Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory
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Dr. Sokhadze received his Ph.D. in Human Physiology in 1988 (Novosibirsk, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Siberian Branch). Graduate of Tbilisi State University (Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia), Major – Biology (Human Physiology). Worked as an invited research scientist (Applied Psychology) in South Korea (1996-2001) at Chungnam National University. He completed post-doctoral fellowship in Psychopharmacology at Wake Forest University in 2001-2003, and post-doctoral training in Cognitive Neuroscience at Rice University in 2004. Current research interests include application of dense-array EEG/ERP brain mapping, neurofeedback, repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS), and other applied psychophysiological techniques in psychiatric research. Specific psychopathology areas of interest are substance abuse, PTSD, autism, ADHD, conversion disorder, bipolar disorder, and comorbid mental conditions. He is a member of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback and several other professional societies (SPR, ISAM, ISAR, APS, IOP, etc.), member of the International Society for Neurofeedback Research (ISNR), board member of ISNR Research Foundation. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed papers, and had more than 200 conference and congress presentations. He has received several awards for his presentations and papers, including Joel Lubar award for advancement of neurotherapy. He is a reviewer for several professional journals, and served as a reviewer for NIH and DoD agencies. He served as a key investigator in several grants funded by federal agencies and societies. His teaching activities include summer research training for undergraduate and medical students, mentoring and supervising graduate and pre-doctoral level students and residents.