Agnes McMahon

Agnes McMahon joined The Kavli Foundation in August 2018 as the inaugural Science Program Fellow. Prior to her work at the Foundation, she served as the Program Manager for the ENIGMA Consortium, an international collaboration in neuroimaging and genomics. Agnes began her career with a B.S. from the University of North Carolina and a post-baccalaureate fellowship in functional neuroimaging at the Duke-UNC Brain Imaging and Analysis Center. She then earned her M.S. in Clinical Science from the University of Colorado, culminating in a thesis on adolescent brain structure in substance use disorder. After graduate school, Agnes joined the Cognitive Neurology division at Johns Hopkins University to research non-verbal autism spectrum disorder. In Agnes’s current role with The Kavli Foundation, she provides coordination and support for the International Brain Initiative. She also contributes to the Foundation’s broader neuroscience efforts, including activities for the US BRAIN Initiative.