January 28, 2015

Maxwell Shinn has been named a 2015 Churchill Scholar to study at Churchill College, Cambridge University, UK. He plans to work withProfessor Edward Bullmore, who is applying mathematical graph theory to fMRI data to uncover the roots of psychiatric disorders. Shinn hopes that his research will provide a new diagnostic tool that will enable early identification and preventative care for mental illness — something he cares deeply about. He is the sixth U of M student to receive this prestigious honor.