Dr. Richard Sidman
Dr. Richard Sidman

Richard Sidman, M.D., best known for mapping the migration of neural stem cells, will give the Dean’s Lecture Jan. 12.

Speaking on “Small Peptide – Great Therapeutic Value,” the lecture will be held at 4 p.m. in MSB 3.001.

Sidman is the Bullard Professor of Neuropathology, Emeritus, of the Harvard Institutes of Medicine. He previously served as the head of the Division of Neurogenetics at Harvard Medical School and the New England Regional Primate Research Center. His research interests include analysis of cell proliferation, migration, differentiation and degeneration in the mammalian brain. He received his medical degree from Harvard.