ABOUT OUR RESEARCH
Developmental disorders of the human brain can cause epilepsy, intellectual disability and/or autism. We study the genetics and molecular biology of the developing cerebral cortex, the brain's largest structure, to advance the understanding, diagnosis and management of human neurological disease.
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PUBLICATIONS
Our research achievements are peer-reviewed and published in collaboration with other scientists and clinicians around the world.

The epigenetic state of PRDM16-regulated enhancers in radial glia controls cortical neuron position

The genetics of primary microcephaly
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NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Our research is currently highlighted in various media such as The Atlantic and The Wall Street Journal. Check out what our current and former lab members are up to here!

Every Cell in Your Body Has the Same DNA. Except It Doesn't.
New York Times, May 2018

The Neurogenesis of Thought
Cell, May 2018

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SPECIALTY CLINICS
The Brain Development and Genetics Clinic offers consultation for children with developmental brain disorders and their families. Our physicians will review brain MRIs and medical history to help provide the best diagnosis and management options available.

Christopher Walsh, MD, PhD
Annapurna Poduri, MD, MPH
Ganesh Mochida, MD, PhD
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