Early career biomedical researcher gets professional boost through NIMH diversity supplement program


Niesha Savory, a clinical neuroscience and psychology undergraduate student at Virginia Tech who conducts research at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC, has always been fascinated with how the brain works.

Mentored by Shannon Farris, assistant professor at the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute, Savory was recently awarded a Research Supplement to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).