Conference Presentations

Yu, Q., Hodgdon, E., Kryza-Lacombe, M., Cordeiro Menacho, V., Ibarra Aspe, G., & Wiggins, J. (2020, May). Relations between trauma exposure and irritability-related amygdala connectivity. Poster presentation accepted for the 75th Annual Meeting of the Society for Biological Psychiatry (SOBP), New York, NY. [conference canceled]

Liuzzi, M.T., Schwartz, K.T.G., Kryza-Lacombe, M., Weersing, V.R., & Wiggins, J.L. (2020,March). Social and non-social reward: A preliminary examination of clinical improvement and neural reactivity in adolescents treated with behavioral therapy for anxiety and depression. Oral presentation accepted in symposium A. Kujawa (chair) Novel Methods for Advancing Research on Depression Treatment and Prevention, at the 40 th Annual Conference for the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), San Antonio, TX. [conference canceled]

Kryza-Lacombe, M., Christian, I.R., Strickland, K., Hernandez, B., Owen, C., & Wiggins, J. L. (2020,February). Executive Functioning moderates Neural Connectivity during Reward Processing in Youth. Poster presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society (INS), Atlanta, GA.

Kryza-Lacombe, M., Christian, I.R., & Wiggins, J. L. (2019, November). Associations of Executive Functioning with Neural Mechanisms of Reward Processing in Youth. Poster presented at the 39th Annual Conference of the National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN), San Diego, CA.

Kryza-Lacombe, M., Iturri, N., Strickland, K., Wakschlag, L.S., Dougherty L.R., & Wiggins, J.L. (2019, November). The Role of Executive Functioning in the Neural Mechanisms of Reward Processing in Youths with Irritability. Poster presented at the at the 3 rd annual Congress on Pediatric Irritability and Dysregulation, Burlington, VT, and the 53 rd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Atlanta, GA.

Liuzzi, M., Kryza-Lacombe, M., Biglow, J., Amir, N. & Wiggins, J. L. (2019, November). Behavioral and Neural Correlates of Response Inhibition in Youths with Varying Levels of Irritability and Depression. Poster presented at the 53 rd Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Atlanta, GA. [poster won 1 st place at the Neurocognitive Therapies/Translational Research Special Interest Group Poster Competition]

Christian, I., Liuzzi, M.T., Kryza-Lacombe, M., Owen, C., Hernandez, B., Wiggins, J.L. (2019, September). Understanding the mechanisms of irritability by comparing neural and behavioral measures of inhibitory control. Poster presented at the 3 rd annual Congress on Pediatric Irritability and Dysregulation,Burlington, VT.

Yu, Q., Hodgdon, E., Kryza-Lacombe, M., Cordeiro Menacho, V., Ibarra Aspe, G., & Wiggins, J. (2020,May). Identifying and Characterizing the Developmental Trajectories of Irritability. Poster presented at the 3rd annual Congress on Pediatric Irritability and Dysregulation, Burlington, VT.

Hodgdon, E., Liuzzi, M.T., Yu, Q., Kryza-Lacombe, M., Bozzetto, L., Owen, C., Wiggins, J.L. (2019, September). A preliminary investigation of frustration-related neural correlates in adolescent irritability. Poster presented at the 3 rd annual Congress on Pediatric Irritability and Dysregulation, Burlington, VT.

Liuzzi, M., Kryza-Lacombe, M., Biglow, J., Amir, N. & Wiggins, J. L. (2019, May). Response Inhibition Related Neural Correlates of Irritability in Adolescents. Poster presented at the 31 st Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), Washington, DC.

Kryza-Lacombe, M., Alsaigh, D., Gratalo, M., Amir, N. & Wiggins, J. L. (2019, February). Executive functioning and neural mechanisms of reward processing in early adolescence. Poster presented at the 47th Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society (INS), New York, NY.

Cam, Y.*, Velasquez, D.*, Kiefer, C., Kryza-Lacombe, M., Amir, N. & Wiggins, J. L. (2018, March). Relation Between Threat Bias, Irritability, and Anxiety in a Community Sample of Adolescents. Poster to be presented at the 11th Annual SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego, CA. *equal contribution

Kryza-Lacombe, M., Kiefer, C., Weisberg, J., Amir, N. & Wiggins, J. L. (2018, April). Aberrant reward processing in irritability: Preliminary findings in an adolescent sample. Oral presentation to be presented in symposium M.A. Brotman (chair) Unique and Overlapping Neural and Behavioral Correlates in Anxiety and Irritability, at the 38th Annual Conference of the Anxiety and Depression for Association of America, Washington, DC.

Schwartz, K. T. G., Kryza-Lacombe, M., Spechler, P., Blankenship, S., Dougherty, L., & Wiggins, J. L. (2017, November). Intergenerational transmission of risk: Evaluating links between brain and behavior in children at risk for depression. In J. L. Wiggins (chair), Mechanisms of risk for intergenerational transmission of anxiety and depression: Multimodal methodologies. Symposium conducted at the 51st Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), San Diego, CA.

Kryza-Lacombe, M., Kiefer, C., Weisberg, J., Amir, N. & Wiggins, J. L. (2017, November). Aberrant reward processing in adolescent irritability. Poster presented at the 51th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Diego, CA. 

Kryza-Lacombe, M.*, Kiefer, C.*, Velasquez, D., Weisberg, J., Amir, N. & Wiggins, J. L. (2017, September). Distinct Neural Correlates of Anxiety and Irritability: Preliminary Findings in an Adolescent Sample. Poster presented at the 2nd Congress on Pediatric Irritability and Dysregulation, Burlington VT. *equal contribution

Schwartz, K. T. G., Kryza-Lacombe, M., Panggat, Y., Bills, S., Spechler, P., Blankenship, S., Dougherty, L., & Wiggins, J. L. (2017, May). Neural reactivity to monetary reward in the school-age offspring of depressed parents. Poster presented at the 72nd Annual Scientific Program and Convention of the Society of Biological Psychiatry (SOBP), San Diego, CA.

Kiefer, C.*, Kryza-Lacombe, M.*, Cole, K., Lord, C., Monk, C. S., & Wiggins, J. L. (2017, March). Irritability and amygdala-ventral prefrontal cortex connectivity in children with high functioning autism spectrum disorder. Poster presented at the SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego, CA. *equal contribution

Kryza-Lacombe, M., Wiggins, J. L., Brotman, M. A., Weisberg, J., Farrington, C., Rodda, R., Towbin, K., Pine, D. S. & Leibenluft, E. (2017, March). Altered neural habituation to emotional faces in pediatric and adult bipolar disorder. Poster to be presented at 10th Annual Conference of the Social & Affective Neuroscience Society, Los Angeles, CA and at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry, San Diego, CA.

Kiefer, C.*, Kryza-Lacombe, M.*, Cole, K., Lord, C., Monk, C. S., & Wiggins, J. L. (2017, March). Irritability and amygdala-ventral prefrontal cortex connectivity in children with high functioning autism spectrum disorder. Poster presented at the 10th Annual Conference of the Social & Affective Neuroscience Society, Los Angeles, CA. *equal contribution

 Schwartz, K. T. G., Kryza-Lacombe, M., Weisberg, J., Spechler, P., Blankenship, S., Dougherty, L. & Wiggins, J. L. (2017, March). The impact of clinical symptoms on neural reactivity to monetary reward in the school-age offspring. Poster presented at the 10th Annual Conference of the Social & Affective Neuroscience Society (SANS), Los Angeles, CA. 

Kiefer, C.*, Kryza-Lacombe, M.*, Cole, K., Lord, C., Monk, C. S., & Wiggins, J. L. (2017, March). Irritability Relates to Amygdala Connectivity in Children with and without High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presented at 10th Annual Conference of the Social & Affective Neuroscience Society, Los Angeles, CA and at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Society of Biological Psychiatry, San Diego, CA. *equal contribution

Schwartz, K. T. G., Kryza-Lacombe, M., Panggat, Y., Bills, S., Spechler, P., Blankenship, S., Dougherty, L., & Wiggins, J. L. (2017, March). Neural reactivity to reward in school-age offspring of depressed mothers. Symposium conducted at the 10th Annual SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego, CA. 

Kiefer, C.*, Kryza-Lacombe, M.*, Cole, K., Lord, C., Monk, C. S., & Wiggins, J. L. (2017, March). Irritability and Right Amygdala Connectivity in Children with High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presented at the SDSU Student Research Symposium, San Diego, CA. *equal contribution