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Lena Smirnova

  • Assistant Professor


  • Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Whiting School of Engineering

Lena Smirnova researches molecular mechanisms of cellular responses to environmental stress, specifically the development of new methodologies for developmental neurotoxicity testing and understanding gene environmental interactions in autism. Smirnova's research focuses on developing new, more predictive, and human-relevant in vitro methods in developmental neurotoxicology, such as iPSC-derived brain organoids.

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