From uOttawa Media:
Psychology Associate Professor Nafissa Ismail was awarded the University of Ottawa’s Young Researcher of the Year Award in honour of her outstanding contributions. Since 2012, she has demonstrated an exceptional level of productivity as a young researcher here at uOttawa. Nafissa’s expertise in her field is recognized internationally by her peers. Her research area is novel, yet in line with current problems with mental health in our society. Her investigation focus is on the neurochemical mechanisms through which immune challenge and hormones during puberty alter the brain and behavior. She leads a very large and productive training laboratory named Neuroimmunology, Stress and Endocrinology (NISE) Lab.
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