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Flora Vaccarino on iPS cells and autism neurobiology

 /  15 May 2013
The Presenter
Flora Vaccarino
Professor, Yale University

Flora Vaccarino’s lab focuses on neural stem cells and their role in development and repair.

On 15 May, Flora Vaccarino explained her lab’s attempts to harness the power of induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells for understanding neuropsychiatric disorders, including autism. Vaccarino is Harris Professor and professor of neurobiology at Yale University’s Child Study Center.

You can watch a complete replay of the webinar above.

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