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Gretchen Neigh, PhD

Assistant Professor
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Physiology

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Biography

Dr. Neigh’s research uses animal models to provide insight into the role of cerebral vascular and metabolic compromise in the generation of affective and cognitive disorders.

Research

Dr. Neigh is currently an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Physiology and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences in the Emory University School of Medicine and a member of the Center for Behavioral Neuroscience.  Dr. Neigh’s research uses animal models to provide insight into the role of cerebral vascular and metabolic compromise in the generation of affective and cognitive disorders. Her work focuses on periods of increased plasticity and susceptibility to insults such as adolescence and late life.  The work in Dr. Neigh’s lab is multidisciplinary and attends to the interplay among the nervous, cardiovascular, endocrine, reproductive, and immune systems.  In addition, her work spans multiple levels of analysis from assessment and manipulation of gene expression, to imaging in rodents, to behavioral analysis. 

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