NARSAD Young Investigator Grant

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitivelyAcademic


Consequences of antidepressant use during pregnancy for the developing offspring: Lifelong changes in social behavior and biological outcomes
Dr. Olivier aims to tease apart the effects of depression and antidepressant use during pregnancy on offspring. Using an advanced rat model for depression, she will identify changes in social behavior and micro-biome in offspring due to depression during pregnancy, antidepressant treatment, or the combination.
Degree of recognitionInternational
Granting OrganisationsBrain & Behavior Research Foundation


  • social behavior
  • microbiome
  • SSRI
  • pregnancy
  • depression