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Katharine Nelson, PhD Candidate, CAS
Katharine Nelson is a doctoral student in the American University Psychopharmacology Laboratory. This exciting AU program is enabling her to combine what she learns in the classroom with hands-on experience. Katharine is participating in Dr. Tony Riley’s Lab where she is studying animal models of psychostimulant use including cocaine, MDPV , and α-PVP (aka: ‘Bath Salts’, Flakka, Gravel, 5-dollar insanity).
Listen to Katie in this podcast as she talks about her research and her experience at AU.