Vijaya Ramesh, Ph.D.

Center for Genomic Medicine, Mass General Research Institute
Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
autism; drug screening; drug targets; genes neurofibromatosis 2; mediator complex; meningioma; neurofibromin 2; pathway studies; schwannoma; stem cell models; translation; tuberous sclerosis complex

Dr. Ramesh is a Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and an Associate Neurologist at Massachusetts General Hospital. She obtained her Ph.D. from University of Madras, India and completed postdoctoral training in the laboratories of James Gusella and Dr. Vivian Shih (both at Mass General).

Her laboratory works on NF2 and TSC, employing disease-relevant human cellular models to discover pathways and mechanisms of pathophysiology and using the results to identify single and combination drug treatment, which could be translated into the clinic.

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