Flora Maria Vaccarino MD
Harris Professor in the Child Study Center and Professor of Neurobiology
Departments & Organizations
WHRY Pilot Project Program Investigators
Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience | Molecular Cell Biology, Genetics and Development
Program in Neurodevelopment and Regeneration
Interdepartmental Neuroscience Program
Stem Cell Center, Yale: Stem Cell Genetics
Neurobiology: Kavli Institute for Neuroscience
Child Study Center: Tourette’s Syndrome & Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders | Family, Genetic and Molecular Research | NIMH Research Training Program in Childhood-onset Neuropsychiatric Disorders | Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training Program | Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Training Program
Neural stem cells; Cerebral cortex; Neuronal progenitors; Tyrosine kinase growth factors; Excitatory neurons; GABAergic neurons; Postmortem human brain; Induced pluripotent stem cells; Hypoxia more...
- M.D., Padua University Medical University, 1979
- Hypoxia-induced developmental delays of inhibitory interneurons are reversed by environmental enrichment in the postnatal mouse forebrain. M Komitova, D Xenos, N Salmaso, KM Tran, T Brand, ML Schwartz, L Ment, FM Vaccarino (2013). J Neurosci 33: 13375-87.
- Functional genomic screen of human stem cell differentiation reveals pathways involved in neurodevelopment and neurodegeneration. Y Zhang, VP Schulz, BD Reed, Z Wang, X Pan, J Mariani, G Euskirchen, MP Snyder, FM Vaccarino, N Ivanova, SM Weissman, AM Szekely (2013). Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110: 12361-6.
- Cortical gyrification induced by fibroblast growth factor 2 in the mouse brain. BG Rash, S Tomasi, HD Lim, CY Suh, FM Vaccarino (2013). J Neurosci 33: 10802-14.