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According to Commentary by Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Featured in Archives of General Psychiatry

Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D. describes how the dramatic progress in autism research has paralleled incre

November 26, 2012

(NEW YORK, N.Y., November 26, 2012) – Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D. describes how the dramatic progress in autism research has paralleled increased recognition of autism’s prevalence and financial impact in the December issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry published on line today. “This issue of the journal features three articles on autism,” she writes in her editorial. “A decade ago, the journal published about the same number of autism articles per year.”

July 02, 2012

Please join Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geri Dawson, Ph.D., for her monthly “The Doctors Are In” webchat Thursday, July 5, at 3 pm ET/noon PT. Her guest hosts will include psychologist Sally Rogers, Ph.D., and behavior analyst Laurie Vismara, Ph.D., both of the MIND Institute at the University of California-Davis. They are Dr.


Thanks to all who joined us for today’s “Office Hour” webchat with our Chief Science Officer, clinical psychologist Geri Dawson, PhD. Here’s the full transcript.
Thursday December 1, 2011

On Thursday, October 27 our first “Office Hours” webchat was held with Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geri Dawson, PhD, and her guest host: University of Toronto’s Steve Scherer, PhD, a world pioneer in the discovery and understanding of the genes and genetic changes that predispose to autism. Drs.