Patricia Macnair, MBChB, MA
About The Author:
Patricia Macnair, MBChB, is a clinical practitioner working at The Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. After qualifying as a doctor at the University of Bristol (UK), Patricia Macnair went on to receive an MA in Medical Ethics and Medical Law from King’s College in London. She now practices Interface Geriatrics and Medicine for the Elderly at two NHS hospitals in Surrey, UK.
Dr. Macnair has also worked for over 20 years as a medical journalist and broadcaster, writing for both the general public and for health professionals. Her work in medical journalism has won her multiple awards from the Medical Journalists Association.
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.