Carla Nasca, Ph.D.

Carla Nasca, Ph.D.

Carla Nasca, Ph.D., The Rockefeller University

Postdoctoral Research Grant (2013): $104,000

Mentor: Bruce McEwen, Ph.D., The Rockefeller University

An Epigenetic Approach to Rapidly Treat Depression with Comorbid Anxiety: Implications for Suicide Prevention

The way cells turn on and off through gene expression can teach us about the impact of chronic and acute stress.  Add medication and it may be possible to lessen the negative impact.  This study of mice affords the opportunity to learn about the effects of stress and potential medications.