The M4A study in Austria

In Austria, the M4A project is conducted at the University of Vienna.

The research Project

is led by NORCE Norwegian Research Centre and conducted in collaboration with the University of Bergen and the University of Vienna

Project team in Austria

Project management

Giorgia Silani | Principal investigator (Co-PI)

PhD, Associate Professor at the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna, trained in psychology, clinical and social neuroscience, and psychotherapy. Giorgia Silani has published extensively on ASD in high-ranked journals and is responsible for acquisition and analysis of fMRI data in Vienna. 
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Alexander Groessing | Coordinator

PhD candidate in Vienna, with a background in neuropsychology and music, employed and registered at the Faculty of Psychology of the University of Vienna. He has the daily responsibility for recruitment, assessment, and interventions in Austria.

Asena Ko├žan | Coordinator

PhD candidate at the University of Vienna.

Maayan Salomon-Gimmon | Co-investigator

PhD, University of Haifa, Israel, and Research Fellow at University of Vienna.

Isabella Wagner | Co-investigator

PhD, Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna, is leading the work on the microbiome.
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Alexandrina Guran | Co-investigator

PhD, post-doctoral reseacher at the University of Vienna, assists in analysing the outcome of behavioural tasks.

Nace Mikus | Co-investigator

post-doctoral researcher at Aarhus University, Denmark, assists in analysing the outcome of behavioural tasks.

Boryana Todorova | Co-investigator

PhD candidate at the University of Vienna.

Therapists

Laura Bezold | Music therapist
Dominik Denkmayr | Music therapist
Marlene Emminger | Music therapist
Katharina Roth | Music therapist
Markus Storf | Music therapist
Viola Thies | Music therapist
Eva Unterberger | Music therapist