Dr. Margaret Sheridan, an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, is the recipient of a 2018 National Institute of Mental Health Grant.

The NIMH Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists (BRAINS) award is intended to support the research and research career development of outstanding, exceptionally productive scientists who are in the early, formative stages of their careers and who plan to make a long term career commitment to research in specific mission areas of the NIMH. This award seeks to assist these individuals in launching an innovative clinical, translational, basic or services research program that holds the potential to profoundly transform the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of mental disorders.

Dr. Sheridan received a total award of over $3,745,000 (over five years) for her project, “Do Dimensions of Adversity Differentially Predict Neural Development and Psychopathology in Young Children?”

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