My research is focused on both translational and basic science. I have investigated potential therapeutics for Rett Syndrome, an Autism Spectrum Disorder that primarily affects girls. Of equal interest has been exploring the role of the non-neuronal brain cells called astrocytes to the function of the normal and diseased brain.
Harvard Astronomy PhD ComSciCon & Astrobites Co-Founder Senior Director of Quantitative Analytics, Legendary Pictures
As a Ph.D. student in Astronomy at Harvard University, Nathan helped to develop and lead a variety of science education and outreach programs, including Astrobites and ComSciCon, to foster interest in astronomy and related disciplines at all age levels.