Aicha Massrali

Aicha  Massrali

University position

PhD student
Supervised by Simon Baron-Cohen

Departments

Department of Psychiatry

Institutes

Autism Research Centre

Email

am2366@cam.ac.uk

Home page

https://www.autismresearchcentre.com/people_...

Research Theme

Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

Interests

Aicha is studying sex steroid physiology in the autistic brain using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC). In the latter she is modeling neuronal development and gene expression in the autistic brain, with a particular interest in how fetal androgens and estrogens affect methylation in genes expressed in the autistic brain.

Research Focus

Keywords

Methylation

iPSC

Autism

testosterone

neuronal development

Clinical conditions

Autism

Equipment

Cell culture

Confocal microscopy

Enzyme assays

Fluorescence microscopy

Immunohistochemistry

Microscopy

Protein purification

Collaborators

Cambridge

Mark Kotter

United Kingdom

Jack Price Web: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/ioppn/d...

International

Deepak Srivastava Web: https://kclpure.kcl.ac.uk/portal/...

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