Dr. Cummings joined the Repair and Plasticity Cluster in the Division of Extramural Research of NINDS as a Health Program Analyst in 2014. Dr. Cummings received her B.S. in Psychology from Duke University and her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Virginia under the mentorship of Dr. Peter Brunjes. She performed her postdoctoral research with Dr. Frank Margolis at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Cummings later joined the laboratory of Dr. Leonardo Belluscio in the NINDS IntramuralResearch Program where she successfully competed for an NIH Intramural Career Development Award (K01) and studied the role of activity and adult-generated stem cells in the plasticity of olfactory system neural circuitry.
Last Modified June 2, 2014