Event Details:
Wednesday, May 25, 2016, 8:15am - 4:45pm

Biomarker Contributions to Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder

May Institute's Annual Clinical Conference

In order to better target the underlying mechanisms of autism for diagnosis and treatment, efforts to identify reliable biomarkers in genetics and neuroimaging are advancing quickly.

The purpose of this one-day conference is to provide information ranging from rare genetic variations in autism to more global efforts in functional and structural neuroimaging.

Cost: $120 (free for May employees)

Schedule, Presentations, and Speakers:

Registration:  8:15 AM - 9:00 AM

Rare Genetic Variation in Neuropsychiatry: Relevance to Brain Mechanisms in Autism
9:15 AM to 10:45 AM
Eric M. Morrow, M.D., Ph.D.
Brown University and Alpert Medical School of Brown University

The Contributions of Neuroimaging in Diagnosing Autism
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Simon Warfield, Ph.D.
Children’s Hospital Boston

Delineating Biomarkers of ASD Using Magnetoencephalography
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Tal Kenet, Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital

Neuronal Plasticity and Treatment Response in Autism
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Susan Faja, Ph.D.
Children’s Hospital Boston

Six APA continuing education credits will be offered. NASW and MMCEP credits pending approval.