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Sarah Garfinkel
Professor of Neuroscience and Psychiatry, University of Sussex

Sarah Garfinkel is professor of neuroscience and psychiatry at the University of Sussex. Her work has been published in the Journal of Neuroscience, Nature Communications, Harvard Review of Psychiatry and Brain: A Journal of Neurology, among others. She lives in Brighton.

Written by Sarah Garfinkel