Catalina Betancur

  • Address Cassan, bâtiment B, étage 4, porte 422, case courrier 37, 7 quai Saint Bernard, 75 252 PARIS CEDEX
  • Telephone number 01 44 27 61 19
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Catalina Betancur received her medical degree from the Universidad CES in Medellin, Colombia. She then obtained a PhD in neuroscience from the University of Bordeaux, France. She is Director of Research at the INSERM. Dr. Betancur's work is focused on the elucidation of the genetic basis of autism spectrum disorders and the underlying pathophysiological mechanisms. She is involved in international consortia performing large-scale analyses of rare structural and sequence variants in ASD, including the Autism Genome Project, and more recently the Autism Sequencing Consortium. She is Senior Editor of Molecular Autism, and chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Spanish Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Association.