Jeannette Delvia-Wiley, PhD (U.S.) is the recipient of the 2022 Non-Human Pain Special Interest Group Trainee Research Project Award for her project, Longitudinal Changes in Microglia and Cytokine Expression and Neurobehavior Following Early Life Injury.
Dr. Delva-Wiley is a second-year post-doctoral research associate working under the advisement of Dr Morika Williams in the departments of Comparative Medicine and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, School of Medicine. Dr. Delva-Wiley obtained her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at Bennett College for Women in Greensboro, North Carolina. She went on to earn a Master of Science in Biology and PhD in Applied Science and Technology with a concentration at the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. The Non-Human Pain SIG supports training in all aspects of pain research in non-human species, particularly in basic and clinical research into the recognition and mitigation of pain and discomfort in animals, and the use of spontaneous animal disease as a model for studying mechanisms and the alleviation of human pain. As part of the award, Dr. Delva-Wiley will receive up to $10,000 over 12 months.