Meet TRISH's Inaugural Postdoctoral Fellows!

On Oct. 31, 2017, the Translational Research Institute for Space Health awarded four outstanding early career researchers two-year funding in the institute's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program - read the web release. Get to know them below!

In summer 2018, TRISH will solicit for the next class of postdoctoral fellows. Stay connected with us by subscribing to our listserv for key dates!

Learn more about the institute's Postdoctoral Fellowship Program and about the 2017 Postdoctoral Fellowship solicitation.

Heather Allaway, Ph.D.

Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

Will use of long-acting, reversible contraceptives mitigate bone loss in female rats during simulated exploration class missions?

Mentor: Susan Bloomfield, Ph.D.

Micaela Cunha, Ph.D.

Columbia University, New York, N.Y.

A mechanistic framework to assess the efficacy of aspirin and other radioprotectors to reduce carcinogenesis by space radiations

Mentor: David Brenner, Ph.D.  

Karina Marshall-Bowman, Ph.D.

Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Maine

Assessment of artificial gravity as a countermeasure to cephalad fluid shifting

Mentor: Quan Zhang, Ph.D. 

Vivekanand Vimal, Ph.D.

Brandeis University, Waltham, Maine

Predicting individual differences in learning to manually stabilize attitude in a space flight analog environment

Mentor: Paul DiZio, Ph.D.