Emotional Brain Institute Investigator MERITs Renewal

Dr Regina Sullivan

Regina Sullivan, PhD, a member of the NKI Emotional Brain Institute, has received a five-year renewal of her MERIT award from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). MERIT stands for Method to Extend Research In Time, and these prestigious awards are given to investigators who have demonstrated superior competence and outstanding productivity during their previous research experience.

The title of this grant is “Maternal influence over prefrontal cortex and transition to independence“.

Dr. Sullivan is the third NKI researcher to receive a MERIT award from the National Institutes of Health.