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Ep. 258: “The Musculo-Skeletal Axis” Featuring Dr. Olivier Pourquié

By January 9, 2024No Comments

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Dr. Olivier Pourquié is the Frank Burr Mallory Professor of Pathology and Professor in the Department of Genetics at Harvard Medical School. His work focuses on the segmentation clock and the development of muscles and vertebrae. He talks about studying somitogenesis in vitro and his work on brown fat development.

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Photo Reference: Courtesy of Dr. Olivier Pourquié

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