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Mojgan Rastegar PhD, DEA, MSc, BSc

Currently accepting students.

Current Position

Associate Professor, Biochemistry & Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba; Principle Investigator, Regenerative Medicine Program, College of Medicine, University of Manitoba; Senate Member, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

History

2015- Associate Professor, Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba
2009-2015 Assistant Professor, Biochemistry and Medical Genetics, University of Manitoba
2005-2008 Research Associate, Epigenetics & Stem Cell Differentiation, Hospital for Sick
Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
2001-2005 Postdoctoral Fellow, Epigenetics & Neurodevelopment, McGill University, Montréal, QC
1996-2000 PhD (Biomedical Sciences), Université Catholique de Louvain (UCL), Belgium
1996-1998 DEA (Biochemistry and Human Cellular Biology), UCL, Belgium

Research Focus:

Neural stem cell modeling to study the mechanism of neurodevelopmental disorders
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), and Rett Syndrome
Investigating the role of epigenetics in brain development and human disease
Stem cell-based gene therapy of neurological disorders