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Title: Program Officer
Office(s): Division of Neuroscience (DN)
Phone Number: 301-496-9350
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Dr. St. Hillaire-Clarke joined the Division of Neuroscience as a Program Director in August 2016. She oversees the Sensory/Motor Disorders of Aging Program which supports research on mechanisms of normal aging and disease-related changes in motor, visual, auditory, somatosensory, proprioceptive, vestibular and chemosensory functions, as well as pain. She also represents the institute on a number of trans-NIH working groups including the NIH Pain Consortium and BRAIN. Prior to joining NIA, Dr. St. Hillaire-Clarke spent six years as a Health Program Specialist at NINDS where she helped manage the Gene Expression Nervous System Atlas (GENSAT) contract, the Parkinson’s Disease Biomarkers Program (PDBP) and engaged in several NINDS strategic planning efforts on neurodevelopmental and neurodegenerative disorders. During the last year of her NINDS tenure she managed a portfolio of grants in the area of dendritic biology and synapse development.   Dr. St. Hillaire-Clarke received her PhD in Neuroscience from Johns Hopkins University where she conducted research to identify the key cellular and molecular events that underlie the growth and survival of neurons in the peripheral nervous system.   


<p>• sensory and motor disorders of aging</p>