Director, Brain Initiatives & Science Program Officer
The Kavli Foundation
Caroline Montojo is the Director of Brain Initiatives and a Science Program Officer at The Kavli Foundation, where she has been involved in efforts to advance basic science, including the U.S. BRAIN Initiative and a global alliance to create an International Brain Initiative. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2015, Dr. Montojo served as a postdoctoral research fellow in the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Her research at UCLA focused on investigating neural biomarkers for psychiatric illness using functional magnetic resonance imaging techniques, for which she was awarded the Arnold Scheibel Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow in Neuroscience Award and the Stephen R. Mallory Schizophrenia Research Award. Dr. Montojo received her B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, and completed her M.A. and Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins University.