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.

Regulation of human cerebral cortical development by EXOC7 and EXOC8, components of the exocyst complex, and roles in neural progenitor cell proliferation and survival

Posterior Neocortex-Specific Regulation of Neuronal Migration by CEP85L Identifies Maternal Centriole-Dependent Activation of CDK5
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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!

Ellen DeGennaro’s “Brains and Brawn: Building a Neuronal Network” is a winner of The Koch Institute Image Awards, recognizing extraordinary visuals produced by biomedical research at MIT, or (in this case) by MIT graduate students. Congratulations Ellen! March 2020



Christopher A. Walsh receives the University of Chicago Medical & Biological Sciences Alumni Award 2020. The Distinguished Alumni Award recognizes the contributions alumni have made to the fields of medicine and science. April 2020


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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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