Kristen Brennand

Kristen Brennand, PhD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Psychiatry
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Neuroscience

Research Topics:

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

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.

Multi-Disciplinary Training Areas

Clinical Research Education Program [CLR], Developmental and Stem Cell Biology [DSCB], Genetics and Genomic Sciences [GGS], Neuroscience [NEU]

Education

BSc, University of Calgary

PhD, Harvard University

Salk Institute for Biological Sciences