Mark Stefani Awarded NIH-AREA Grant

Mark Stefani (Psychology) has been awarded an R15 research grant through the National Institutes of Health’s AREA program. This grant will support collaborative work with Mark Spritzer (Biology) to investigate the role that the neurotransmitter gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) plays in impaired cognition in a rat model of schizophrenia. This grant includes funding for three undergraduate research assistants over the next three years and for laboratory staff, research supplies, and travel to conferences.