Events

Upcoming Lectures

Altered somatosensory processing in autism spectrum disorders: Mechanisms and emerging therapeutic opportunities

David Ginty, Ph.D.Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard University

On April 24, 2019 David Ginty will present his work on the neurobiological basis of touch over-reactivity in mouse models of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and discuss new pharmacological approaches aimed at reducing sensory over-reactivity and potentially improving cognitive and behavioral abnormalities associated with ASD.

Past Lectures

Infants’ grasp of others’ intentions

Amanda Woodward, Ph.D.William S. Gray Professor of Psychology and Dean of the Division of Social Sciences, University of Chicago

On 6 November 2013, Amanda Woodward discussed the nature and origins of children’s social understanding.

Evolving perspectives on autism

Catherine Lord, Ph.D.Director
Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medicine

On 26 September 2013, Catherine Lord and Steven Hyman presented conceptual frameworks for autism and suggest avenues to advance the field.

New genetic insights into autism

Matthew State, M.D., Ph.D.Oberndorf Family Distinguished Professor and Chair, University of California, San Francisco

On 25 April 2013, Matthew State discussed genetic discoveries in autism research and the challenges that lie ahead.

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