Pierre Vanderhaeghen, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Pierre Vanderhaeghen graduated as an MD/PhD from the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), followed by a postdoctoral training at the Harvard Medical School. He is currently Professor and WELBIO investigator at Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium. His laboratory pioneered the use of pluripotent stem cells to model the development of the cerebral cortex. His research focuses on the mechanisms of cortical development, with special emphasis on their links with human brain evolution and diseases.
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