Emily Bisen-Hersh, B.A.
Bio:Emily is in her fifth year of graduate studies and received her B.A. in Psychology, with a concentration in Biopsychology, from The College of New Jersey. She works with both Dr. Philip Hineline of the Dept. of Psychology and Dr. Ellen Walker of the Dept. of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Her research focuses on preclinical models of childhood chemotherapeutic treatment, as well as the developmental effects of using stimulant medication to help alleviate learning difficulties within this population.
Representative presentations and/or publications:
Bisen-Hersh EB, Hineline PN, Walker EA. Disruption of Learning Processes by Chemotherapeutic Agents in Childhood Survivors of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and Preclinical Models. J Cancer 2011; 2:292-301.
Bisen-Hersh, E. B., Myers, A. M., & Walker, E. A. (2011). Preclinical evaluation of individual and combined effects of neonatal exposure to methotrexate and cytarabine on learning and novelty in late adolescence. Program No. 934.11. 2011 Neuroscience Meeting Planner. Washington, D.C.: Society for Neuroscience, 2011.
Bisen-Hersh, E. B., Myers, A. M., & Walker, E. A. (2011). A comparison of the rewarding valences of stimulant treatments in adult and adolescent mice. The College on Problems of Drug Dependence, Hollywood, FL., June 2011.
Bisen-Hersh, E. B., Myers, A. M., John, J. S., & Walker, E. A. (2011). Early exposure to chemotherapeutic agents methotrexate and cytarabine impair learning and memory in mice. The American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Washington D.C., April 2011.