Interview with James Coffman: early-life stress in adult illness

Written by Coffman JA

James A Coffman speaks to Adam Price-Evans, Commissioning Editor: James A Coffman is a scientist at the MDI Biological Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, and Director of the Maine INBRE, a NIH-sponsored program to promote biomedical research. He holds a doctorate in zoology from Duke University and a bachelor’s in biology from Carleton College. He is currently studying the mechanisms by which chronic early-life stress increases adult disease risk, using zebrafish as a model organism to ask how such stress affects immune system development and regulation. Can you give me an idea of the type of work you have been...

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