Cynthia M Stonnington


Neuropsychiatry, Mayo Clinic

Chair, Dept. of Psychiatry and Psychology, Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine

Cynthia M. Stonnington, M.D., has two main research interests:

  • Applying neuroimaging methods to predict cognitive decline, with a long-term goal of combining neuroimaging, genetic, neuropsychological and behavioral measures to focus interventions at a time where individuals are likely to benefit.
  • Identifying and testing interventions that can help patients to increase their resiliency in the face of illness or risk for illness.

Dr. Stonnington’s current research efforts involve applying machine learning to combined imaging, genetic, and cognitive data for the pur