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Erik M. Ullian

Associate professor of neuroscience, University of California, San Francisco

Eric M. Ullian is associate professor of neuroscience at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, where he leads a lab in the ophthalmology department.

May 2016

Targeting brain’s star-shaped cells may yield autism drugs

by ,  /  3 May 2016

Astrocytes modulate most — if not all — aspects of neuronal development. We need new techniques to study these star-shaped brain cells and their potential role in autism and other conditions.