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Megan M. Herting
Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine
Preventive Medicine
2001 N Soto Off Campus Los Angeles


Longitudinal changes in pubertal maturation and white matter microstructure. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2017 Mar 30; 81:70-79. View in: PubMed

Development of the cerebral cortex across adolescence: A multisample study of interrelated longitudinal changes in cortical volume, surface area and thickness. J Neurosci. 2017 Feb 27. View in: PubMed

Lower total and regional grey matter brain volumes in youth with perinatally-acquired HIV infection: Associations with HIV disease severity, substance use, and cognition. Brain Behav Immun. 2017 Jan 10. View in: PubMed

Puberty and structural brain development in humans. Front Neuroendocrinol. 2016 Dec 19. View in: PubMed

Structural brain development between childhood and adulthood: Convergence across four longitudinal samples. Neuroimage. 2016 Nov 1; 141:273-81. View in: PubMed

Aerobic Fitness Linked to Cortical Brain Development in Adolescent Males: Preliminary Findings Suggest a Possible Role of BDNF Genotype. Front Hum Neurosci. 2016; 10:327. View in: PubMed

Quality Control of Structural MRI Images Applied Using FreeSurfer-A Hands-On Workflow to Rate Motion Artifacts. Front Neurosci. 2016; 10:558. View in: PubMed

Default Mode Connectivity in Youth With Perinatally Acquired HIV. Medicine (Baltimore). 2015 Sep; 94(37):e1417. View in: PubMed

White matter microstructure among youth with perinatally acquired HIV is associated with disease severity. AIDS. 2015 Jun 1; 29(9):1035-44. View in: PubMed

Atypical parietal lobe activity to subliminal faces in youth with a family history of alcoholism. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2015 Mar; 41(2):139-45. View in: PubMed

A longitudinal study: changes in cortical thickness and surface area during pubertal maturation. PLoS One. 2015; 10(3):e0119774. View in: PubMed

The role of testosterone and estradiol in brain volume changes across adolescence: a longitudinal structural MRI study. Hum Brain Mapp. 2014 Nov; 35(11):5633-45. View in: PubMed

White matter connectivity and aerobic fitness in male adolescents. Dev Cogn Neurosci. 2014 Jan; 7:65-75. View in: PubMed

The neurobiology of childhood structural brain development: conception through adulthood. Curr Top Behav Neurosci. 2014; 16:3-17. View in: PubMed

White matter microstructure correlates of inhibition and task-switching in adolescents. Brain Res. 2013 Aug 21; 1527:15-28. View in: PubMed

Hemispheric lateralization of verbal and spatial working memory during adolescence. Brain Cogn. 2013 Jun; 82(1):58-68. View in: PubMed

Differences in brain activity during a verbal associative memory encoding task in high- and low-fit adolescents. J Cogn Neurosci. 2013 Apr; 25(4):595-612. View in: PubMed

Atypical spatial working memory and task-general brain activity in adolescents with a family history of alcoholism. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2013 Mar; 37(3):390-8. View in: PubMed

High and low sensation seeking adolescents show distinct patterns of brain activity during reward processing. Neuroimage. 2013 Feb 1; 66:184-93. View in: PubMed

The impact of sex, puberty, and hormones on white matter microstructure in adolescents. Cereb Cortex. 2012 Sep; 22(9):1979-92. View in: PubMed

Aerobic fitness relates to learning on a virtual Morris Water Task and hippocampal volume in adolescents. Behav Brain Res. 2012 Aug 1; 233(2):517-25. View in: PubMed

Atypical frontal lobe activity during verbal working memory in youth with a family history of alcoholism. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2012 Jun 1; 123(1-3):98-104. View in: PubMed

Altered white matter microstructure in children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2011 Mar; 50(3):283-92. View in: PubMed

Altered fronto-cerebellar connectivity in alcohol-naïve youth with a family history of alcoholism. Neuroimage. 2011 Feb 14; 54(4):2582-9. View in: PubMed

Delay discounting behavior and white matter microstructure abnormalities in youth with a family history of alcoholism. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2010 Sep 1; 34(9):1590-602. View in: PubMed

Myelination of the corpus callosum in male and female rats following complex environment housing during adulthood. Brain Res. 2009 Sep 8; 1288:9-17. View in: PubMed

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