Matthew Thurston specializes in computational magnetic resonance imaging for clinical application

After receiving his Master's of Science in Neuroimaging and Informatics from the University of Southern California in 2020, Matt worked for a few years as an imaging science contractor. This included work in modeling perfusion defects in pulmonary MRI at the National Institutes of Health for patients with COVID-19, as well as modeling brain MRI BOLD time-series changes at the University of Utah in patients with alcohol use disorder. Now at UQ, Matt is engaged in a PhD project that is focused on modeling brain disconnections in victims of stroke, using a multi-modal MR approach.

Key Publications

Thurston, M.D., Goldin, P.R., Heimberg R., & Gross, J.J. (2017) Self-Views in social anxiety disorder: The impact of CBT versus MBSR. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 47, 83-90.doi:

Goldin, P.R., Thurston, M.D., Moodie, C., Dixon, M.L., Heimberg, R.G., & Gross, J.J. (2021) Cognitive behavioral therapy versus mindfulness meditation related brain changes in reappraisal and acceptance for social anxiety disorder: A randomized clinical trial. JAMA Psychiatry. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2021.1862