Peter McManus

Clinical Research Assistant I

Education History:
B.A., Cognitive Neuroscience, Washington University in St. Louis

Peter graduated in 2020 from Washington University in St. Louis with a Bachelor’s Degree in Cognitive Neuroscience; he joined the center in June 2020 as a Clinical Research Assistant at Boston Children’s Hospital in affiliation with Dr. Alex Cohen. His previous undergraduate research experience includes investigating brain changes induced by mindfulness meditation and the neural mechanisms of spatial navigation in young versus older adults.

Personal Interests/Hobbies:
Along with being an avid reader, Peter enjoys music and likes to golf, play basketball, and hike in his spare time.

Personal Goals
Peter is interested in gaining translational research experience that carries clinical relevance in order to more finely guide his career interests. In the future, he plans to attend medical school.