Paola Arlotta

Harvard University

Paola Arlotta

2018 Speaker 2018 Speaker Breakthrough Day

Paola Arlotta is a professor at Harvard University and a world-leading pioneer on the intersection of neuroscience and stem cell biology. The Arlotta Lab is focusing on the human cerebral cortex, she uses highly innovative approaches to investigate the roots of neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric diseases. Her latest studies have involved 3D cerebral organoids, miniature live brain compounds cultivated from human stem cells which provide a novel platform for ´in vitro´ modelling of diseases and remedies.

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