Monica Aas is the Principal investigator (PI) on the project “Stress Under Skin” (SUS). NORMENT, Centre for Psychosis Research, Division of Mental Health and Addiction, Oslo University Hospital & Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway. Monica has a PhD from Kings College London, and has received 12 international research prizes for young researchers. She is passionate in exploring the interplay between genes and environment, creating and presenting widely accredited papers and delivering lectures on a range of topics, including examining the link between early trauma and development of psychiatric disorders. Monica is also a member of the Young Academy of Norway founded on in 2015.