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Briony Catlow, Ph.D.

Director, KIHA

What I do

Briony joined the Institute in August 2016. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in Biology from the College of Charleston in 2000 and a Ph.D. in Psychology/Neuroscience and a graduate certificate in Aging and Neuroscience from the University of South Florida in 2008. As a graduate student under the tutelage of Cheryl Kirsten Ph.D. and Juan Sanchez-Ramos, M.D. Ph.D. she investigated the effects of psychoactive drugs on neurogenesis and learning and memory. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship in Dr. Ron McKay's laboratory at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS/NIH) and the Lieber Institute for Brain Development at Johns Hopkins University. Briony then served as the grants administrator at the Lieber Institute where she guided and facilitated faculty and staff in the development and preparation of research proposals, contracts, sub-contracts, and agreements.