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VUB student wins award for outstanding research

Laura Vandervore, doctoral student at the VUB Neurogenetics research group won the "young investigator award for outstanding science" at the European Human Genetics Conference 2018 in Milan.

As a PhD student she conducts research into the predisposition for brain disorders. Her discovery of new functions of a gene involved in brain development, is a progress in the research of cerebral cortical abnormalities, a better diagnosis and more focused care for the patient.

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