I was introduced to the world of academic research in high school through a 6 month internship in the Department of Pharmacology at UC Davis under the tutelage of Drs. Florin and Sanda Despa, culminating in my first academic poster session.

Simultaneously, my first foray into academic writing began with literature searches and reviews for a series of psychiatric papers for my mother.

Psychiatric Disorders Associated with FXTAS (January 2013)