Nadia Dahmane

PhD
Scientific Committee
Executive Board

New York, NY USA

Weill Cornell Medicine Pediatric Brain & Spine Center

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About

Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology in Neurological Surgery

Weill Cornell Medicine Pediatric Brain & Spine Center

Dr. Dahmane’s current research focuses a group of proteins called transcription factors that regulate how different genes are expressed during both brain development and brain cancer progression. Her laboratory has identified a critical novel transcription factor protein (called RP58) that is indispensable for brain development; its deletion in a mouse model leads to microcephaly, a birth defect affecting the size of the brain. New work from her group investigates how this protein may also be involved in brain tumor development.