AIR-P NEUROLOGY NODE UPDATES: EXAMINING CO-OCCURRING NEUROLOGIC CONDITIONS IN AUTISM ACROSS A LIFESPAN

AIR-P Neurology Node Updates: Examining co-occurring neurologic conditions in autism across a lifespan

 
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Tuesday, August 15, 2023
4:00pm ET - 5:00pm ET
Location: Zoom



Webinar Description

Dr. Rujuta Bhatt Wilson will share Neurology Node Updates from the AIR-P project. The webinar will include updates on intervention studies, examining neurologic conditions in genetic Neurodevelopmental syndromes, and examination of the prevalence of co-occurring neurologic and neurodegenerative diseases in autism in adulthood.

Presenters

Wilson RujutaRujuta B. Wilson, MD, MS
Assistant Professor in Pediatrics and Psychiatry
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment

Dr. Rujuta B. Wilson is a behavioral child neurologist specializing in autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders. She is an Assistant Professor in Pediatric Neurology and Psychiatry at the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and the UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART). Dr. Wilson leads the motor phenotyping core at UCLA CART. Dr. Wilson's NIH funded research is focused on developing quantitative methods of motor phenotyping in order to improve characterization of motor development, better understand how specific motor impairments can impact cognition and language, and develop more targeted interventions for children with neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr. Wilson’s work also extends to measuring the physical and behavioral benefits of organized physical activity for children with neurodevelopmental disorders. Dr. Wilson is Vice Chair of the United States Tennis Association Sports Science Committee and a member of the American Academy of Neurology Education Committee. Clinically, Dr Wilson sees autistic individuals across a lifespan with co-occurring neurologic and genetic conditions. She currently serves as Pediatric Neurology Training Director of the UC-LEND program.

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