Dr. Kathryn G. Commons is an Associate Professor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School and Children’s Hospital Boston. Trained in neuroscience at Cornell University Medical College, she performed postdoctoral studies at Rockefeller University and the University of Pennsylvania. She is a leader in basic neurobiology research aimed at understanding the form and function of serotonin in the vertebrate brain. Her work is relevant for understanding the contribution of serotonin to a wide range of disorders including depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, drug addiction and autism.
Title : The magic and mystery of brain serotonin