Department of Psychology
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Departments of Psychology and Neuroscience
College of Medicine
051 Psychology Building
1835 Neil Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210
Research Interests: Dr. Leuner's laboratory is primarily interested in the parental brain and behavior. Specifically, her research program seeks to identify the neurobiological mechanisms underlying changes in cognitive, affective and motivational functioning in mothers during the normal postpartum state and using an animal model of postpartum depression.
Research Techniques: Her research employs a variety of behavioral, neuroanatomical, neuroendocrine, biochemical, neurochemical, neuroimmune and pharmacological techniques.
PhD: Rutgers University
Postdoctoral: Princeton University