On December 12, 2018, Pawan Sinha and Dagmar Sternad will review a recently proposed hypothesis about the nature of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) that posits that the common traits of the disorder are manifestations of an individual’s difficulty in making predictions about cause and effect.
On 1 February 2017, Arnold Kriegstein described recent advances in our understanding of the unique features of human cortical development and discussed insights into the origins of neurodevelopmental disorders.
On 25 January 2017, Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele outlined critical challenges to translating genomic, cellular, and animal model research into new treatments for autism spectrum disorder.
Join the SFARI science team and leaders in the autism research community for an informal evening of food, drink, conversation and mingling on 14 November 2016 in San Diego.
Associate Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
On 2 November 2016, Beth Stevens discussed recent work that implicates brain immune cells, called microglia, in sculpting of synaptic connections during development and their relevance to autism, schizophrenia and other brain disorders.
Professor in Neurology, Harvard Medical School
On 5 October 2016, Mustafa Sahin presented an update on translational research in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex.
On 7 September 2016, Ruth O'Hara discussed the field’s current understanding of sleep in autism spectrum disorder.