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Michael Santo Gaffrey

Assistant Research Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience
Psychology & Neuroscience
316A Soc Psych Bldg, Box 90086, Durham, NC 27708
316A Reuben-Cooke Building, Box 90086, Durham, NC 27705

Research Interests


Translational Developmental Neuroscience
Psychedelic Science

Selected Grants


Duke University Psychiatry Physician-Scientist Residency Training Program

Inst. Training Prgm or CMEMentor · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2024 - 2029

The Impact of Gossip on Children's Feelings of Belongingness

FellowshipCollaborator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2023 - 2026

Neurodevelopmental trajectories of reward processing in very early emerging risk for depression

ResearchPrincipal Investigator · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2018 - 2022

A High-Performance 3T MRI for Brain Imaging

EquipmentMajor User · Awarded by National Institutes of Health · 2021 - 2022