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Emese Chmielewski

Address: 545F CPBPhoto of Emese Chmielewski
Phone: (319) 467-1031
Email: emese-chmielewski@uiowa.edu

Mentor: Marie Gaine, PhD
Co-Mentor: Ted Abel, PhD

Undergraduate Institution: Capital University

Graduate Program: Pharmacology

Year Entered Into Program: 2019

Research Description

Epigenetic changes implicated in neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and psychiatric disorders, such as bipolar disorder. She is currently working with the new Hawk-IDDRC to collect blood samples from children with ASD, developmental disorders, and controls, to investigate the differences in DNA methylation, especially in the oxytocin receptor.