Lindy Barrett, Ph.D.

Lindy Barrett is a senior group leader in the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. In addition to her role at the Broad, she is also an affiliate in Harvard University’s Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology.

Barrett and her lab use a combination of human pluripotent stem cell biology, genome-engineering technologies, and in vitro differentiation to study the impact of genes and variants implicated in neurodevelopmental diseases on neuronal function.

Barrett holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She completed her postdoctoral training at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center before joining the Broad Institute in 2014.

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February 2018