Dr. Freda Miller joins the Michael Smith Laboratories

World-renowned neurobiologist Dr. Freda Miller joins the Michael Smith Laboratories, jointly appointed with the Department of Medical GeneticsBest known for her work on dermal and neural stem cells and on mechanisms that regulate neuronal survival and growth, Dr. Miller research focuses on how stem cells build, maintain and regenerate the mammalian nervous system and digits, in particular the brain. Her work contributes to the understanding of how epigenetic factors regulate stem cell function, the aging process and the development of neurodegenerative disorders.