Nenad Sestan MD, PhD

Professor of Neurobiology, of Genetics and of Psychiatry

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience

Program in Neurodevelopment and Regeneration

Office of Student ResearchInterdepartmental Neuroscience ProgramStem Cell Center, Yale: iPSC and neural inductionCenter for RNA Science and Medicine, YaleNeurobiology: Kavli Institute for Neuroscience; Sestan LabGenetics | Psychiatry

Research Interests

Evolution and development of neuronal circuits of the human cerebral cortex


  • M.D., University of Zagreb , 1995
  • Ph.D., Yale University School of Medicine , 1999

Selected Publication

  • State MW, Sestan N (2012) The emerging biology of autism spectrum disorders. Science 337, 1301-1303.