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Beth Stevens discusses brain immunity and wiring

20 November 2013
The Presenter
Beth Stevens
Assistant Professor, Children's Hospital Boston & Harvard Medical School

On 20 November, Beth Stevens discussed new work on the role of brain immune cells called microglia in the regulation ofsynapses — the junctions between neurons — and, ultimately, in autism. Stevens is assistant professor of neurology at Children’s Hospital Boston and Harvard Medical School.

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