Dr. Silvers and Dr. Camelia Hostinar of UC Davis were awarded a $10,000 seed grant from the UC Consortium on the Developmental Science of Adolescence to study the influence of the stress hormone cortisol and inflammation on adolescent mental health and well-being. The researchers are particularly interested in internalizing symptoms, such as symptoms of depression,
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The Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology’s (PNI) Seed Grant Program has awarded Dr. Silvers a grant to study the neuroinflammatory markers of early life stress during adolescent development. The Cousins Center for PNI is part of the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. Information about the Seed Grant Program is available here. Congrats, Dr. Silvers!