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Principal Investigator

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Dr. Forger received her undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Psychology from Dartmouth College in 1981, and a PhD in Endocrinology from the University of California, Berkeley in 1986. She is currently a Professor in the Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State, as well as the Director of the Neuroscience Institute.


For the past 30 years, the Forger Lab has been studying the development of sex differences in the brain and spinal cord. Current projects include topics such as: the role of parturition in brain development (Birth Project), the contribution of epigenetic mechanisms to sexual differentiation of the brain (Epigenetics Project), and the role of the microbiota in early postnatal brain development (Microbiota Project). For all publications from Nancy Forger, see links to the C.V. or Google Scholar.

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