Dr Helen Nasser Research Fellow at the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health. She is a graduate from The University of New South Wales, where she completed her PhD in Behavioural Neuroscience.

She worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the City University of New York, the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the University of Maryland.

Her research focuses on identifying the neural circuitry of environmental impact on the development of anxiety, addiction and overeating in rodents models.

Her research uses a combination of classic behavioural approaches with sophisticated neurobiological tools, including inmunohistochemisty, in vivo electrophysiology, optogenetics and chemogenetics.

  • Location

    Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Austin
    245 Burgundy Street
    Heidelberg
    VIC 3084

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