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Melissa Rosenkranz

Melissa Rosenkranz

Expert on mind-brain-body science, with a focus on the interactions among stress, emotion, and physical disease; impact of meditation practices on these interactions

Associate Scientist, Center for Healthy Minds College of Letters and Science


  • Impacts of stress on chronic inflammation
  • Effects of meditation on brain circuits that underlie emotional and physical health/disease
  • Bi-directional brain-immune relationships between mental and physical health