Targeted Treatments for Autism: From Genes to Pharmacology

Targeted Treatments for Autism: From Genes to Pharmacology


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Archived Recording
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Tuesday, April 23, 2013- Tuesday, April 23, 2013
12:00 pm EDT - 1:00 pm EDT
Location: Webinar

This webinar is Part I of The Amazing Brain Webinar Series: Select Topics in Neuroscience and Child Development for the Clinician. It is being jointly sponsored with the Yale School of Medicine, Section of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics. For more information about the webinar series, click here.

CME/CEUs will be availabe. Click here to learn more.

Speaker: Paul Wang, MD

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Session Description:
This session will focus on translational research related to targeted drug development for core symptoms of autism based on the emerging understanding of autism neuroscience.

Goal and Objectives:
1) Explain the "targeted treatment" approach to drug development for autism.
2) Identify the synapse as a convergence point for multiple genes associated with autism.
3) Describe the challenges to demonstrating treatment efficacy on the core symptoms of autism.

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