Please refer to Dr. Vanderhaeghen's paper here

These are our introductory remarks

Our presentation today is ‘Linking SYNGAP1 with human-specific mechanisms of neuronal development.’ I have the pleasure to introduce today’s speaker Dr. Pierre Vanderhaeghen.  Dr. Vanderhaeghen is Full Professor at the Department of Neurosciences in the Faculty of Medicine at Katholique University of Leuven, in Leuven, Belgium.  He also serves as Group Leader at the VIB-KU Leuven Center of Brain & Disease Research, VIB Leuven. Dr. Vanderhaeghen received his MD in June 1992 from the ULB Medical School and his PhD in Biomedical Sciences in 1996, also at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles.  He completed his Post-doctoral Fellow at Dept. of Cell Biology at Harvard Medical School from 1996 to 2000.

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