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Michael W. Nestor

Investigator, The Hussman Institute For Autism

Dr. Michael W. Nestor is an Investigator at The Hussman Institute For Autism and Co-chair, Neural Stem Cell Working Group, Center for Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine at the University of Maryland, School of Medicine. Dr. Nestor received his Ph.D. from The University Of Maryland, School of Medicine and completed postdoctoral fellowships at the NIH and at The New York Stem Cell Foundation, where he was also a Staff Scientist. His laboratory focuses on the development of cell based pre-clinical high content drug screens and phenotyping assays involving both 2D and 3D human iPSC-derived neuronal preparations from individuals with autism.