Lifespan Research on Autism

Date/Time: Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Type: Interactive Lunch Workshop
Room: Centennial II

Session Overview

Autism spectrum disorders are an active focus of investigation from many areas, including genetics, epidemiology, neuroimaging or aging, among others. In this session, speakers will provide an update on recent advances on the molecular bases of autism spectrum disorders and their phenotype and outcomes across the lifespan.

Objectives

  • Genetic contributions to autism spectrum disorders.

  • Profile of early brain development in patients with ASD.

  • Structural and functional brain phenotypes in adults with ASD.

  • The trajectory of neurodevelopment and spectrum of outcomes in patients with ASD.