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Presentations by leading experts on their latest research.

Past Webinars

July 2014

Robert Malenka discusses reward’s role in autism

23 July 2014

Watch the complete replay of Robert Malenka’s webinar on the molecular underpinnings of social reward.

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June 2014

Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele talks routes to treatment

25 June 2014

Watch the complete replay of Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele’s webinar on conceptual pathways for developing effective autism drugs.

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April 2014

Larry Young discusses oxytocin and social behavior

7 May 2014

Watch the complete replay of Larry Young’s webinar on how studying the mating behavior of prairie voles may lead to novel treatments for autism.

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Lisa Croen discusses autism in adults

30 April 2014

Watch the complete replay of Lisa Croen’s webinar on her epidemiologic investigation of a large population of adults with autism.

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March 2014

Joseph Gleeson on finding treatable forms of autism

26 March 2014

Watch the complete replay of Joseph Gleeson explaining how DNA sequencing can help find treatments, including dietary supplements, for rare types of autism.

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February 2014

Kevin Pelphrey discusses neuroimaging and autism

19 February 2014

Watch the complete replay of Kevin Pelphrey discussing how imaging can chart social cognition in the brains of children with autism.

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January 2014

Michael Merzenich discusses plasticity in autism

29 January 2014

Watch the complete replay of Michael Merzenich discussing how the brain’s ability to change with experience may lead to new treatments for autism.

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November 2013

Beth Stevens discusses brain immunity and wiring

20 November 2013

Watch the complete replay of Beth Stevens discussing the link between immune cells in the brain, neuronal junctions and autism. Submit follow-up questions.

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October 2013

Lonnie Zwaigenbaum reviews high-risk infant studies

30 October 2013

Watch the complete replay of Lonnie Zwaigenbaum discussing what studying siblings of individuals with autism can tell us about risk and early detection of the disorder. Submit follow-up questions.

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September 2013

Benjamin Philpot explains Angelman drug prospects

25 September 2013

Watch the complete replay of Benjamin Philpot discussing the possibility of pharmacologically turning on a silent gene to treat Angelman syndrome. Submit follow-up questions.

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