Anne West

Anne West
Professor of Neurobiology
Faculty Network Member of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
Office: 301D Bryan Research
Campus mail: Box 3209, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 681-1909
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The long term goal of our laboratory is to understand at a cellular/molecular level how neuronal activity regulates the formation and maturation of synapses during brain development, and ultimately to use genetic model systems to understand how defects in this developmental process lead to cognitive dysfunction.

Education and Training

  • Cornell University, B.A. 1989
  • Harvard University , M.D. 1998
  • Harvard University , Ph.D. 1998

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Selected Grants and Awards

Department Affiliation

  • Department of Neurobiology