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Marloes Henckens PhD

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My research aims to understand how stress exposure can lastingly affect brain function. Using animal models that allow for controlled study of the mechanistic underpinnings of stress-related psychopathology, I intend to elucidate how stress affects the brain. read more (Donders website)

Personal prizes & awards national & international

  • 2015: Veni Grant from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). Project: Neural networks of post-traumatic stress disorder: natural resilience as key for intervention
  • 2014: PhD Thesis Award from the Dutch Neurofederation for best Dutch PhD thesis in Neuroscience of 2013
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Personal prizes & awards national & international

  • 2015: Veni Grant from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). Project: Neural networks of post-traumatic stress disorder: natural resilience as key for intervention
  • 2014: PhD Thesis Award from the Dutch Neurofederation for best Dutch PhD thesis in Neuroscience of 2013
  • 2012: Feinberg Graduate School Research Grant: Dissecting the central stress response: Elucidating the role of the extended amygdala CRF system in modulating stress-induced psychopathologies
  • 2012: Niels Stensen Stipendium: Dissecting the central stress response: Elucidating the role of the extended amygdala CRF system in modulating stress-induced psychopathologies
  • 2008: Toptalent Grant from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO). Project: When we cannot forget: Probing the mechanistic underpinnings of stress-related memories

Field of study

Cognitive Neuroscience

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Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour

As part of the Donders Institute for Brain, Cognition and Behaviour – the Donders Center for Medical Neuroscience is devoted to understanding the mechanistic underpinnings of human cognition and behavior in health and disease. read more