Hilary Gerstein

  • Policy & Advocacy Fellow
  • Society for Neuroscience

Hilary is the Policy & Advocacy Fellow at the Society for Neuroscience in the Advocacy, Outreach & Training department. Since completing her PhD in neuroscience at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012, she’s taught neuroscience and biology at a variety of institutions as well as working in educational film and science outreach.

Articles by Hilary Gerstein

In the race to develop a vaccine against Zika virus, research using nonhuman primate animal models is providing critical insights into how the virus can affect the brain.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
On April 19, congressional staff and research advocates gathered at the United States Capitol in Washington, DC to watch a new NOVA documentary about Alzheimer's disease and discuss the urgent need to find a cure for the disease.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
At the Congressional Neuroscience Caucus briefing on the developing brain, leaders in the neuroscience field explored the fundamental differences between the growing and fully developed brain.
  • BrainFacts/SfN
Genetics experts, medical advocates, and lawmakers gathered on Capitol Hill to discuss the latest research on cutting edge gene-editing techniques.
  • BrainFacts/SfN