Danielle Gerhard, PhD

Danielle Gerhard, PhD, Drug Discovery News

Danielle earned her PhD in psychology and behavioral neuroscience from Yale University and held a postdoctoral research position in neuroscience and psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medicine. During her graduate and postgraduate training she examined cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying stress and depression. In April 2023, Danielle joined The Scientist’s Editorial Team as an Assistant Editor and she is based in the UK.

Articles by Danielle Gerhard, PhD, Drug Discovery News
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Cancer Cells Need Fatty Acids to Survive in the Brain
Danielle Gerhard, PhD, Drug Discovery News | Aug 30, 2023 | 3 min read
Using a mouse model of breast cancer brain metastasis, researchers showed that tumor cells require fatty acid synthesis to grow, which offers a potential therapeutic target.