The Psychiatric Neuroimaging Program, located on the 3rd floor of the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital, offers research space specifically designed for the conduct of psychiatric research.

Facilities and Equipment

  • Multiple offices for principal investigators.
  • 19 research bays for desk space for RAs, students, and fellows.
  • Multiple, state of the art brain imaging analysis computer systems.
  • Brainvoyager, SPM, and other brain analysis software.
  • Physical examination and phlebotomy room.
  • 2 subject testing and interview rooms.
  • Eye tracking and head movement systems.
  • Physiological monitoring systems (EKG, blood pressure, oxygen saturation, galvanic skin conductance).
  • Conference/meeting room.
  • Local and remote server for data backup and storage.


The following policies are pertinent to internal operations of the Psychiatric Neuroimaging program. Links to external documents are provided when relevant.

Psychiatric Neuroimaging Program Personnel List

Document that gives contact information for personnel in the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Neuroimaging Program.
Document (Requires vuNET ID)

Scientific Publication Policy

The Vanderbilt Psychiatric Neuroimaging Program recommends that affiliated investigators follow guidelines provided by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors regarding Biomedical Publications.
ICMJE Recommendations

Study Regulatory Binders

PowerPoint presentation on the components of study regulatory binders and resources to aid in binder construction. Information in the presentation was taken from the Clinical Research Immersion Course (offered by Research Support Services) and adapted for PNP use. Included are two relevant checklists for study binders. PowerPoint compiled by Gavin Lillevig.
File Checklist
Study File Documents Checklist

Computer Hardware and Software Purchasing Guidelines

Guidelines to be used when a computer hardware or software purchase is required.
Guideline document

Shared Analysis Computer Scheduling

Document that explains how to access shared analysis computers located in the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Neuroimaging Program.
Schedule Calendar

Floor plan of the Psychiatric Neuroimaging Program Suite

Graphic representation of the Psychatric Neuroimaging Program suite that includes room numbers and cubicle bay numbers.
Floor Plan