Shveta Parekh, a graduate student in Behavioral and Integrative Neuroscience, received a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Pre-doctoral Fellowship from the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
The purpose of the Kirschstein NRSA Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Award is to enable promising pre-doctoral students to obtain individualized, mentored research training from outstanding faculty sponsors while conducting dissertation research in scientific health-related fields. Research training is expected to enhance the individual’s potential to develop into a productive, independent research scientist.
Under this fellowship, Shveta will investigate the hippocampal-dependent neural immune interactions that regulate heroin withdrawal and future enhanced fear learning. Congratulations, Shveta!