Caitlin Gilbert

Brooklyn, NY

Data reporter on the Well+Being team

Education: Rockefeller University, PhD in neuroscience and genomics; Georgetown University, BA in neurobiology

Caitlin Gilbert is a Well+Being data reporter at The Washington Post. Before joining The Post, she worked as a U.S.-based data journalist at the Financial Times, where she covered many topics, including the economy, politics and abortion access across the country. She earlier worked as a visual journalist at Reuters. She received her PhD in neuroscience and genomics from Rockefeller University.
Latest from Caitlin Gilbert

    These companies had billions of dollars at risk in Silicon Valley Bank

    See the billions of dollars of unprotected deposits and other holdings that companies had at Silicon Valley Bank, before federal financial regulators stepped in to secure the deposits likely averting a meltdown in the U.S. banking sector.

    March 15, 2023

    Gyms, pets and takeout: How the pandemic has shifted daily life

    Some of the lifestyle changes triggered by the pandemic were temporary; others may have more staying power.

    March 11, 2023

    How does the brain age across the lifespan? New studies offer clues.

    An international team of researchers collected brain scan data from multiple studies representing 101,457 brains at all stages of life.

    February 28, 2023

    Bruce Willis has frontotemporal dementia: What are the symptoms of FTD?

    FTD is a category of dementias that specifically affects the brain’s frontal and temporal lobes and most commonly strikes those younger than 60

    February 16, 2023