Latest News from Vaccarino Lab
Thirty-nine Yale Child Study Center community members were recognized this spring for long-term service to the University.
- June 05, 2023Source: For all issues, please visit: https://www.libd.org/neurodevelopments/
Through the genomic sands of time Archaic genomes provide insights into human brain evolution and disease
- May 04, 2023
The results of the April 2023 round of awards for the Yale Child Study Center's Clinical and Research Faculty Development Fund were announced on May 3. This annual fund supports clinical and research faculty with a primary appointment at the YCSC. The purpose is to provide start-up funds to develop research, educational, and clinical efforts that will contribute to faculty growth and development.
- May 02, 2023Source: Oxford University Press
"Efficient reconstruction of cell lineage trees for cell ancestry and cancer"
- March 13, 2023
In addition to the two new Yale Child Study Center community members announced last month, several others have joined since January, including Aidan Doyle, Bivas Nag, Sara Sanchez-Alonso, and Upasna Srivastava.
- January 12, 2023
An absence of specialized neurons in the basal ganglia of the brain appears to be key to the presence and severity of Tourette syndrome and its associated tics, a Yale study found.
- November 29, 2022Source: Springer Nature
"Mispatterning and interneuron deficit in Tourette Syndrome basal ganglia organoids"
- July 28, 2022Source: YaleNews
Scientists studying non-inherited, or somatic, mutations in frozen post-mortem human brains have found that about 6% of brains are much more likely to accumulate large numbers of these mutations and that these “hypermutable” brains tend to be 40 years old or older.
- June 28, 2022
From mouse models, to pluripotent stem cell lines, to pioneering the construction and use of organoids, Flora Vaccarino has been at the forefront of brain research since joining the Yale School of Medicine faculty more than 25 years ago.
- May 24, 2021
Flora Vaccarino, special guest speaker for the Allen Discovery Center "Expanding Minds" virtual seminarSource: The Allen Institute Conference on Human Brain Evolution
"Ancestry.com for the Human Body: Tracing Early Lineages Using Somatic Mutations in People"