Madeline Lancaster on Brain Organoids: Modeling Human Brain Development in a Dish

In this webinar, Dr. Madeline Lancaster, who has done groundbreaking work in the development of cerebral organoid technology, discusses the latest developments in cerebral organoids and provides a comparison of different 3D model systems being used for neurological research.

Research in the Lancaster lab focuses on human brain development using cerebral organoids, a new in vitro model system for neurological development and disease research. The laboratory uses these ‘mini-brains’ to study the most fundamental differences between human and other mammalian species’ brain development - essentially, what makes us human. The lab is also studying cellular mechanisms of, and potential therapeutic avenues for, neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism and intellectual disability.

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Publish Date: September 20, 2017 Views: 449
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