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Mitzy Kennis, Msc

Ph.D. Candidate, University Medical Center Utrecht
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Mitzy Kennis is a Ph.D. candidate at the University Medical Center Utrecht, within the psychiatry department. She received her bachelor’s degree in biology and went on to receive a master’s degree in Neuroscience from Utrecht University.

Mitzy is intrigued by individual differences in experiencing and processing traumatic experiences, which underlie the development of PTSD. In her research, she studies the brain of veterans with PTSD, before and after trauma-focused therapy. In particular, studying direct effects of treatment on the brain and investigating mechanisms underlying treatment fascinate her.

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.

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