About The Author:
Liana Meffert is currently a senior at Emory University majoring in neuroscience and creative writing. She has been involved with research at the Grady Trauma Project since August 2014 and hopes to conduct her own research in the future. She has previously published poems in undergraduate literary magazines across the country and several articles in the journal.
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.