Skip to main content

Caitlin Madison

Areas of Speciality
  • Behavioral & Cellular Neuroscience
  • PSYC 290
Professional Links
Faculty Advisor
Shoshana Eitan
Accepting Students for 2024-2025?

Research Interests

I study the effects of selective aryl hydrocarbon receptor modulators (SAhRMs) on affective disorders in the context of the aryl hydrocarbon receptor’s (AhR) role in the neuro-immuno-metabolic axis as well as its role in the gut-brain-immune axis. Additionally, I study the effects of opioids on social behavior in mice, efficacy and toxicity of nanoparticle-conjugated drugs, the effects of a high fat diet on affective disorders and the ability of SAhRMs to prevent metabolic syndrome, the effects of SAhRMs on early life stress, the role of the AhR in Parkinson’s, and more…