Dr. Flaisher-Grinberg completed her PhD at the School of Psychological Sciences, Tel-Aviv University, Israel and her postdoctoral fellowship at the College of Pharmacy and the Department of Pharmacology, University of Minnesota. She later worked as a Research Associate at the Department of Pharmacology, University of Minnesota, and is currently serving as an Assistant Professor of Psychology and Co-Director of the Neuroscience Program at Saint Francis University, Pennsylvania. Dr. Flaisher-Grinberg research has been published in leading journals in the field of neuropsychopharmacology, molecular psychopathology, and psychoneuroimmunology. She is leading a lab which utilize animal behavioral models, pharmacological interventions and molecular genetics procedures to investigate the role of environmental factors, the immune system and genetic susceptibility/resilience in the pathophysiology of mood and anxiety disorders. She has successfully combined research, teaching, and community outreach in an effort to advance our understanding of complex human behaviors and mental illness.
Dr. Flaisher-Grinberg’s research is focused on Neuropsychopharmacology, animal models, the role of environmental factors, the immune system and genetic susceptibility/resilience in the pathophysiology of mood and anxiety disorders.