Symposium Sneak Peek: Dr. Jonathan Epstein Discusses New Models of NF1-associated heart defects
March 13, 2014
Dr. Epstein is currently the William Wikoff Smith Chair in Cardiovascular Research, Chairman of the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology and the Scientific Director of the Pennsylvania University Cardiovascular Institute.
Dr. Epstein’s research focuses on the molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular development. His group has been at the forefront of determining genetic and molecular pathways that cause congenital heart disease in individuals with NF1.
At the Washington University NF Center Research Symposium, Dr. Epstein will describe his exciting work on developing zebrafish models of NF1-associated heart disease. Dr. Epstein will be speaking at 11:00AM on May 16, 2014.