Maureen L. Condic


Maureen L. Condic

Neurobiology and Anatomy
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
B.A., University of Chicago


Maureen Condic is an Associate Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomy at the University of Utah School of Medicine, with an adjunct appointment in the Department of Pediatrics.  Since her appointment at the University of Utah in 1997, Condic's primary research focus has been the development and regeneration of the nervous system. 

Condic’s current research involves the control of human stem cell potency and differentiation.  In addition to her scientific research, she teaches both graduate and medical students.  Her teaching focuses primarily on embryonic development, and she has taught Human Embryology in the University of Utah School of Medicine’s curriculum for over 20 years. 

In 1999, Condic was awarded the Basil O'Connor Young Investigator Award for her studies of peripheral nervous system development.  In 2002, she was named a McKnight Neuroscience of Brain Disorders Investigator, in recognition of her research in the field of spinal cord repair and regeneration. 

Condic recently authored the book, Untangling Twinning: What Science Tells Us about the Nature of Human Embryos. She also co-authored Human Embryos, Human Beings that explores the nature of the human embryo from a scientific and philosophical perspective.

Condic is a member of the National Science Board’s class of 2018-2024.