NIH Awards $10 Million to researchers at UW-Madison and the University of Utah for landmark study on aging in autistic adults

Recent studies suggest that older adults with ASD may have shorter life expectancies and more physical and mental health difficulties than the general population. A new, landmark longitudinal study of aging and autism hopes to better understand how differences in aging may impact the health outcomes of individuals with ASD.

Autism Conversations: Brokering Hope

Brokering Hope Day & Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2022 Time: 12:00-12:45 pm Sign up! Registration About the Conversation: We will be joined by speaker, writer, podcaster, sister, wife and mom — Lola Dada-Olley from Not …

Seminar – Yong-hui Jiang, MD, PhD – “Modeling Autism by SHANK3 and H1-4 Gene Mutations: Synaptic Dysfunction vs Epigenetic Dysregulation”

I am physician scientist active both in basic research and clinical practice. My research interests are to 1) uncover the genetic and epigenetic bases of neurodevelopmental disorders or rare diseases with neurodevelopmental defects; 2) model genetic diseases using human patients derived cellular models and genetic mutant mice; 3) understand the circuit and molecular mechanisms underlying autism spectrum disorder; 4) develop novel molecular and epigenetic targeted therapies for genetic and epigenetic diseases.

Autism Conversations: Special Day! Depression and Autism

Special Day! Depression and Autism Day & Date: Thursday, April 21, 2022 Time: 12:00-12:45 pm Sign up! Registration About the Conversation: We will be joined by Sara Warner, Psychologist with the Waisman Autism Treatment Programs. …