Alison (Alie) Caldwell has a B.S. in Brain and Cognitive Sciences from MIT (2011) and a Ph.D. in Neurosciences with a Specialization in Anthropogeny from UC San Diego (2019). Her dissertation research focused on how glial cells known as astrocytes affect the way neurons grow and develop in genetic neurodevelopmental disorders. She is now a full time science writer, supporting other scientists in communicating their research.
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