Susan Weiner, Graduate Research Assistant, joined the Developing Brain Institute at Children’s National in March 2022. Susan’s primary research topic is characterizing the effect of maternal mental health on neonatal neurodevelopment. She is working on her doctorate in Pharmacology and Physiology from the Institute of Biomedical Sciences at the George Washington University.
Weiner S, Wu Y, Kapse K, Krishnamurthy D, Limperopoulos C.
Elevated maternal anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic alters newborn hippocampal and amygdala development. Children’s National Hospital 13th Annual Research, Education and Innovation Week. Washington, D.C. April 2023. (Award-winning poster: Clinical research: Graduate student)