Akua Nimarko is a PhD candidate in Neurosciences at Stanford. Her research focuses on understanding how brain differences influence whether high-risk youth will develop mood disorders and identifying brain factors that contribute to resilience to adolescent mood disorders.
Honors & Awards
DARE (Diversifying Academia, Recruiting Excellence) Doctoral Fellowship Program, Office of the Vice Provost for Graduate Education
Graduate Research Fellowship Program, National Science Foundation
Ford Foundational Fellowship Progrsm, National Academics of Sciences
Education & Certifications
B.S., University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Biological Sciences (2015)
B.S., University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Psychology (2015)