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Aravinda Chakravarti, Ph.D. New York University "Why study Hirschsprung Disease?"

Monday, April 06, 2020, 12:00pm - 01:00pm

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New York University, Langone Health

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Noon, Monday April 6, 2020
Auditorium, Life Sciences Building
145 Bevier Rd. Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ 08854

"Why study Hirschsprung disease?"

Hirschsprung disease (HSCR) is a multifactorial neurodevelopment disorder in which the gut lacks innervation, i.e., the enteric nervous system is absent. We have used HSCR as a model to understand why it demonstrates complex inheritance and its genes have provided a mechanistic view of this disorder.

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