Anna M Szekely MD

Associate Research Scientist in Genetics and in Neurology; Attending Physician, Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine; Member, Program in Neurodevelopment and Regeneration, Yale University

Departments & Organizations

Yale Medical Group

Program in Neurodevelopment and RegenerationStem Cell Center, YaleNeurology: Neurogenetics; General Neurology | Genetics

Research Interests

neuronal lineage specification of embryonic stem cells; disease-specific human induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells; genetics of autism; genetic disorders of the nervous system; application of genomics and other high throughput technologies to understand disease mechanism (genome-wide RNA interference; next-generation nucleic acid sequencing, high-throughput cell-based phenotypic analysis) more...


  • M.D., Semmelweis University, 1980

Selected Publications

  • Narges Moghimi, Bahman Jabbari and Anna M. Szekely (2013): Primary dystonias and genetic disorders with dystonia as clinical feature of the disease. European Journal of Paediatric Neurology (2013),
  • Ying Zhang, Vincent P. Schulz, Brian D. Reed, Zheng Wang, Xinghua Pan, Jessica Mariani, Ghia Euskirchen, Michael P. Snyder, Flora M. Vaccarino, Natalia Ivanova, Sherman M. Weissman and Anna M. Szekely (2013): Functional genomic screen of human stem cell differentiation reveals pathways involved in neurodevelopment and neurodegeneration. Proc.Natl.Acad.Sci.USA,
  • Alexej Abyzov, Dean Palejev, Lior Rosenberg Belmaker, Ying Zhang, Jessica Mariani, Livia Tomasini, Anthony Ferrandino, Anna Szekely, Michael Wilson, Michael Seamus Haney, Elena L. Grigorenko, Anita Huttner, Sherman Weissman, Alexander Eckehart Urban, Mark Gerstein, Flora M. Vaccarino (2012). Detection and analysis of origin of genomic CNV in human induced pluripotent stem cells using whole genome sequencing Nature, 2012 Nov 18. doi: 10.1038/nature11629.



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