Emily Jacobs Awarded A 2017 NARSAD Young Investigator Grant

November 06, 2017

The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation announced the 30th annual awarding of its Young Investigator Grants valued at more than $13.6 million to 196 of the world’s most promising young scientists, with the release of the 2017 Young Investigator Grant Program booklet. The $70,000 grants ($35,000 a year for two years) support the work of young scientists with innovative ideas for groundbreaking neurobiological research seeking to identify causes, improve treatments, and develop prevention strategies for psychiatric disorders that affect one in five people. This year’s Young Investigators are studying conditions that include addiction, anxiety, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), bipolar disorder, eating, mood and autism spectrum disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), schizophrenia and psychosis.

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