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Victoria Bernaud

PhD Student

Department of Psychology

Arizona State University

Discovery (Biological & Genetic Mechanisms)

She is currently a 5th-year graduate student working towards her PhD in Behavioral Neuroscience in the Department of Psychology at Arizona State University under the mentorship of Dr. Heather Bimonte-Nelson. She is interested in the role of ovarian hormone changes across the lifespan in influencing the trajectory of healthy cognitive aging in females. Her current research uses rodent models to evaluate the cognitive and neurobiological outcomes associated with variations in the menopause experience, including surgical alterations of the reproductive tract.

Area of Research Expertise
Menopause; Hormone therapy; Aging; Learning and memory