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Past Events

Imaging early brain development in autism

David Amaral, Ph.D.Director of Research, The MIND Institute, University of California, Davis
Scientific Director, Autism BrainNet

On 26 February 2014, David Amaral discussed different types of altered brain development among children with autism.

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.Distinguished Professor, University of California, Los Angeles
Steven Hyman, M.D.Core Institute Member, Director of the Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard

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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