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The Behavioral-Biomedical Interface Program

Sarah Bertrand, postdoc fellow at Johns Hopkins Medicine

Sarah Bertrand recieved her Ph.D. in Psychology and completed her BBIP training in May, 2015 from the University of South Carolina . She is now a post doctoral fellow in Dr. Sujatha Kannan's lab, was accepted onto a multi-institutional T-32 (The Genetics of Sleep Medicine). She is currently working on a project that examines the behavioral, neurochemical, and epigenetic effects of sleep fragmentation in a pediatric model. This mimics what happens in the pediatric ICU where children are constantly woken up to check vitals and cognitive status.