Lynn McGoey, Ph.D.

Lynn McGoey, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Psychology LI
Human Relations LI
Childhood or Adolescence Special Education LI


SJC Long Island

  • 631.687.2682
  • O'Connor Hall, Room E107A


Ph.D., Biopsychology, Stony Brook University, 2008

M.A., Psychology, Stony Brook University, 2005

B.A., Biology and Psychology, Washington & Jefferson College, 2003

Scholarly & Professional Interests

My research interests area currently focused in the areas of community psychology and the impact of community outreach programs as well as in Neuropsychology investigating the role of environmental influences on aging and developmental disorders such as autism, Down syndrome and Alzheimer's disease. 

Select Publications

Shapiro, L.A., Bialowas-McGoey, L.A., &Whitaker-Azmitia, P.M. (2010). Effects of S100B on Serotonergic Plasticity and Neuroinflammation in the Hippocampus in Down Syndrome and Alzheimer's Disease: Studies in an S100B Overexpressing Mouse Model. Cardiovascular Psychiatry and Neurology. Volume 2010

Bialowas-McGoey, L.A., Lesicka, A., & Whitaker-Azmitia, P.M. (2008). Vitamin E Increases S100B Mediated Microglial Activation in an S100B-overexpressing mouse model of pathological aging. Glia, 56(16): 1780-1790.

McNamara, I.M., Borella, A.W., Bialowas, L.A. & Whitaker-Azmitia, P.M. (2008). Further studies in the developmental hyperserotonemia model (DHS) of autism: Social, behavioral and peptide changes. Neuropsychopharmacology, 1189: 203-214.