Associate Professor Neuroscience, Chicago Medical School of Rosalind Franklin University.
Lise Eliot, Ph.D., Associate Professor Neuroscience, Chicago Medical School of Rosalind Franklin University.
Dr. Eliot directs the Interdepartmental Ph.D. Program in Neuroscience and oversees the neuroscience curriculum of M.D. students and research ethics training for Ph.D. students. A graduate of Harvard and Columbia Universities, Dr. Eliot conducted post-doctoral research in cellular neurophysiology at Baylor College of Medicine before turning her attention to public education about brain development, neural plasticity, and sex differences.
Dr. Eliot has published more than 50 works, ranging from peer-reviewed neurophysiology papers to popular science pieces, including two widely praised books: What's Going On In There? How the Brain and Mind Develop in the First Five Years of Life (Bantam, 2000) and Pink Brain, Blue Brain: How Small Differences Grow Into Troublesome Gaps - And What We Can Do About It (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009).