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.

Aspm knockout ferret reveals an evolutionary mechanism governing cerebral cortical size

PaSD-qc: quality control for single cell whole-genome sequencing data using power spectral density estimation
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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!

Ferrets Could be an Ideal Model for Studying Microcephaly, Study Says
ALN Magazine, April 2018

Mutant Ferrets Offer Clues to Human Brain Size
Medical Xpress, April 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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