Jordane Dimidschstein, Ph.D.
Jordane Dimidschstein is a group leader and research scientist in the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, where he develops methods to target and manipulate specific neuronal populations across species including non-human primates. Overall, his research focuses on studying the contribution of specific neuronal populations to regular brain function and, conversely, how alteration of their function can lead to neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism, schizophrenia, and bipolar disorders.
Dimidschstein received his master’s degree in biological sciences from University of Liège. He holds an additional master’s degree in health science and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Brussels where he studied the key aspects of neuronal migration during cortical development. He completed his postdoctoral training at the NYU School of Medicine where he developed a novel viral strategy to target and manipulate interneurons across vertebrate species.