Maria Lehtinen, PhD

Maria Lehtinen, PhD

Associate Professor at ​Boston Children's Hospital

2016 NYSCF – Robertson Neuroscience Investigator

PhD, Harvard University

Postdoctoral Training, University of Helsinki, Finland; Boston Children’s Hospital


Dr. Lehtinen is an Associate Professor at Boston Children’s Hospital. Her research focuses on how cerebrospinal fluid regulates the development and health of the brain. By determining the mechanisms by which the cerebrospinal fluid delivers instructive cues for stem cells in the brain, her lab can provide the foundation for understanding normal brain development.