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.

Rainer W. Guillery and the genetic analysis of brain development

Sodium channel SCN3A (Na(V)1.3) regulation of human cerebral cortical folding and oral motor development
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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!

Gene active before birth regulates brain folding, speech motor development
Vector, Boston Children's Hospital, August 2018

Gene mutation in children with microcephaly reveals an essential ingredient for brain development
Vector, Boston Children's Hospital, August 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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