Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Telethon Kids Institute

Gail completed a Bachelor of Psychology with First Class Honours and the University Medal at the University of Sydney in 2009, completing a thesis on the effects of intranasal oxytocin on social rejection.

She recently submitted a PhD in Medicine at the Brain & Mind Research Institute, University of Sydney examining the autonomic and behavioral correlates of social anxiety disorder.

Gailhas also been employed as a clinical trials coordinator and research assistant, working on projects investigating the effects of intranasal oxytocin to treat social impairments in youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), early psychosis and schizophrenia, and adults with alcohol dependence.

She is currently working with Winthrop Professor Andrew Whitehouse and Professor Murray Mayberry to manage projects investigating early detection of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and establishing a national biological database for children with ASD.

Experience

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    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Telethon Kids Institute