Kristen Brennand

Kristen Brennand, PhD

About Me

Kristen Brennand is a stem cell biologist working to bridge the fields of developmental neuroscience and psychiatry. A major focus of her work is developing in vitro models for schizophrenia in order to identify novel insights into the molecular and cellular phenotypes of mental illness. She works with the Department of Neuroscience, Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Psychiatry, and the Icahn Institute for Data Science and Genomic Technology. 

Research Topics

Gene Expressions, Human Genetics and Genetic Disorders, Migration, Schizophrenia, Stem Cells, Synaptogenesis

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Development Regeneration and Stem Cells [DRS], Genetics and Genomic Sciences [GGS], Neuroscience [NEU]