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Laura Grabel
Professor
Wesleyan University

Laura Grabel, Ph.D. is a Lauren B. Dachs Professor of Science in Society at Wesleyan University. She is a Member of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering and was honored by the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame in 2008. Her current research interests include a study of the ability of GABAergic neurons derived from embryonic stem cells to prevent chronic seizures when transplanted to the mouse hippocampus, and a study examining the molecular signals that direct production of neural stem cells from embryonic stem cells, and the environmental conditions, following seizures, that promote integration of embryonic stem cell-derived neural stem cells.


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