Emily R. Jeffries, B.A.
About The Author:
Emily Jeffries is currently a graduate student in the clinical area at Louisiana State University, working in the Anxiety & Addictive Behaviors Laboratory. Her main interests focus on anxiety disorders as well as co-occurring anxiety and substance use. Her research includes identification of the roles of transdiagnostic risk factors such as intolerance of uncertainty and anxiety sensitivity in the development and maintenance of anxiety and substance use.
Carla Nasca, Ph.D., is a post-doctoral fellow of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in the laboratory of Neuroendocrinology at the Rockefeller University, New York. Dr. Nasca received her B.A. in Molecular Biology and her M.S. in Electrophysiology from the University of Palermo in Italy. She earned her Ph.D. in Neurobiology and Pharmacology from the University Sapienza in Rome, Italy, before moving to The Rockefeller University under the mentorship of Dr. Bruce McEwen.