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Kimberlee D'Ardenne

Asst Research Professor (FSC)
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 1104

Kimberlee D'Ardenne works in ASU's Decision Neuroscience Lab, where she focuses on studying the brainstem dopamine system in humans with non-invasive neuroimaging methods such as high-resolution functional MRI and diffusion-weighted imaging.

Kim graduated from Davidson College with a degree in chemistry and earned her doctorate from Princeton University in chemistry and neuroscience. Her postdoctoral work at Baylor College of Medicine and Virginia Tech was funded through a National Research Service Award from NIDA.

Kim also writes about science happening in the ASU Department of Psychology. She is a BELS-certified editor in the life sciences and a member of the National Association of Science Writers.

  • Editor in the Life Sciences. Board of Editors in the Life Sciences (BELS)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Human Neuroimaging Laboratory, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, Roanoke, VA, and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • PhD in Chemistry and Neuroscience, Princeton University, NJ
  • BS in Chemistry (Honors and Cum Laude), Davidson College, NC
Research Activity: 
  • McClure, Samuel M & D'Ardenne, Kimberlee. Functional diversity of human dopamine system. NSF-BCS (7/1/2016 - 6/30/2019).