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Presentations by leading experts on their latest research.

Past Webinars

March 2016

Webinar: Nils Brose examines synapse proteins in autism

9 March 2016

Watch the complete replay of Nils Brose discussing proteins called neuroligins, which control the formation of nerve cell junctions called synapses, and what studies of neuroligins might mean for understanding and treating autism.

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February 2016

Webinar: Sébastien Jacquemont on gene variants’ ties to autism

24 February 2016

Watch the complete replay of Sébastien Jacquemont discussing cognitive, behavioral and neural changes underlying the link between genes and conditions such as autism.

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November 2015

Webinar: André Fenton explores cognitive problems in autism

18 November 2015

Watch the complete replay of André Fenton’s webinar exploring patterns of neural activity that underlie cognition.

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August 2015

Webinar: Huda Zoghbi explores biology of Rett syndrome

30 September 2015

Watch the complete replay of Huda Zoghbi discussing the genetics and molecular biology of Rett syndrome, an autism-like neurodevelopmental disorder.

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July 2015

Session VI: Joseph Buxbaum on animal models

23 July 2015

Watch the replay of Joseph Buxbaum’s Summer Institute session on the current state and potential of animal models for autism research.

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Session V: Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele on drug treatments

16 July 2015

Watch the replay of Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele’s Summer Institute session on research pathways to pharmacological treatments for autism.

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Session IV: Matthew State on the genetics of autism

9 July 2015

Watch the replay of Matthew State’s Summer Institute session highlighting what is known about the underlying genetics of autism.

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Session III: Catherine Lord on autism diagnosis

2 July 2015

Watch the replay of Cathy Lord’s Summer Institute session on best practices for autism diagnosis and identification.

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June 2015

Session II: Lynn Koegel on early intervention

25 June 2015

Watch the replay of Lynn Koegel’s Summer Institute session on a behavioral therapy for autism known as Pivotal Response Treatment.

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Session I: Kevin Pelphrey on brain structure and function

18 June 2015

Watch the replay of Kevin Pelphrey’s Summer Institute session on brain structure and function.

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