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Assistant Research Professor-Biology & Biotechnology
PhD Biology and Biotechnology Tufts University 2003
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Professor Nephew's work is broadly focused on identifying and studying neurobehavioral mechanisms of mental illness and developing effective interventions. Research areas include mindfulness-based stress reduction to develop machine learning-based early predictors of severe depression and suicidality; postpartum depression/anxiety, and the impact of social stress, alcohol, and air pollution on behavior, immune factors, neural connectivity, neuroendocrinology, and related epigenetic changes.

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