Caroline M. Kelsey

LIFE Virginia

LIFE Fellow from 2018 to 2020, University of Virginia


Dissertation completed in 2020

Exploring the Gut–Brain Axis in Infancy 

(Advisor: Tobias Grossmann)

Selected Publications

Kelsey, C., Prescott, S., McCulloch, J., Trinchieri, G., Valladares, T. L., Dreisbach, C., Alhusen, J., & Grossmann, T. (2021). Gut microbiota composition is linked to newborn functional brain connectivity and behavioral temperament. Brain, Behavior, and Immunity, 91, 472–486.

Kelsey, C.*, Dreisbach, C.*, Alhusen, J., & Grossmann, T. (2019). A primer on investigating the role of the microbiome in brain and cognitive development. Developmental Psychobiology, 61, 341–349.

Kelsey, C., Vaish, A., & Grossmann, T. (2018). Eyes, more than other facial features, enhance real-world donation behavior. Human Nature, 29, 390–401.

* Both authors contributed equally

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