Beth Stevens is an associate professor in the Department of Neurology at Harvard Medical School and the F. M. Kirby Neurobiology Center at Boston Children's Hospital. She received her PhD in Neuroscience in 2003 from the University of Maryland, College Park and completed her postdoctoral fellowship at the Stanford University School of Medicine in 2008. Dr. Stevens is interested in understanding the mechanisms by which neuron-glia communication helps control the formation, elimination, and plasticity of synapses in health and disease.
Dr. Stevens is a recipient of several awards including the Smith Family Award for Excellence in Biomedical Research, Dana Foundation Award (Brain and Immunoimaging), Ellison Medical Foundation New Scholar in Aging award, John Merck Scholar Program, and MacArthur Fellows Program. In 2018, she was named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator. To learn more visit here.
Talk title: Mapping Microglia States to Function in Health & Disease