Arnold Kriegstein, UCSF, USA
Dr. Kriegstein received a BS from Yale University (1971), and MD and PhD from New York University (1977). He completed Neurology Residency at Harvard Hospitals, Boston. He held appointments at Stanford, Yale, and Columbia before joining UCSF in 2004. Dr. Kriegstein is currently the John Bowes Distinguished Professor in Stem Cell and Tissue Biology and Founding Director of the Broad Center of Regeneration Medicine and Stem Cell Research. Dr. Kriegstein’s research focuses on the ways neural stem and progenitor cells produce neurons in the developing brain. He is particularly interested in human cortical development, brain evolution, and neurodevelopmental disease.
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