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Robert Krencik

Post-doctoral researcher, University of California, San Francisco

Robert Krencik is a postdoctoral researcher in Erik M. Ullian’s lab, which is in the ophthalmology department at the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine.

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.