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Congratulations to Dr. David Omer for Receiving a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant

ELSC is delighted to announce that Dr. David Omer has received a NARSAD Young Investigator Grant, funded by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF).

In his neurophysiology lab, Dr. Omer will use wireless technology to study the neural basis of complex social behaviors in freely moving and freely behaving animals.

Each year the BBRF awards over $10.3 million in young investigator grants to 150 of the world’s most promising mental health scientists. The grants support the work of early-career investigators with innovative ideas for identifying causes, improving treatments and developing prevention strategies for psychiatric disorders. Such illnesses include addiction, ADHD, anxiety, autism, bipolar disorder, borderline personality disorder, depression, eating disorders, OCD, PTSD, and schizophrenia, as well as research on suicide prevention.

Read more about the BBRF here.

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