Scientific Advisory Board

Mustafa Sahin, MD PhD

Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School Rosamund Stone Zander Chair, Harvard Medical School Director, Translational Neuroscience Centre, Boston Children's Hospital

Dr Sahin is a Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and directs the Multidisciplinary Tuberous Sclerosis Program at Boston Children’s Hospital. He is working towards an understanding of the cellular mechanisms of neuronal connectivity and its relationship to neurological dysfunction. His research focuses on Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) and Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) – two neurological disorders whose genetic basis is well understood but whose cell biology remains unknown. He has received numerous awards, including a Spinal Muscular Atrophy Foundation/AAN Young Investigator Award, the 2005 Young Investigator Award from the Child Neurology Society and a 2009 John Merck Scholar Award.

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