Nicholas Sanislo | Psychology | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Nicholas Sanislo

Doctoral Student, Brain and Cognitive Science

Nicholas Sanislo


Harbor Beach, MI

Undergraduate Institution and Degree:

Delta College: Associates in Science and MACRAO certificate

Saginaw Valley State University:  Bachelors of Science in Health Science; Minors: Chemistry and Psychology

Current Program/Degree Pursued:

Brain and Cognitive Science program, PhD

Year of Matriculation:


Research Interests:

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Combination therapy on functional recovery following TBI, Environmental impact on function during development, Developmental TBI, Neuroinflammation following TBI


Presented at Society for Neuroscience in Chicago 2015 and National Neurotrauma Society in Lexington 2016: Does progesterone improve functional recovery after a bilateral medial frontal cortex controlled cortical contusion in adult male rats reared in an enriched environment?

Future Career Plans:

Post Doc and Professorship at a research university

What Attracted Me to SIU:

The collaborative environment for research development between departments.