Giorgia Quadrato joins USC’s brain trust

Giorgia Quadrato loves a good challenge. That’s why USC’s newest assistant professor of stem cell biology and regenerative medicine currently spends her time growing 3D networks of human nerve cells, called brain organoids, in the laboratory.

“I think studying the brain is, by definition, probably one of the most challenging fields of study,” she said. “And so I have been drawn to neurobiology.”

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