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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.

Autism Speaks funds genetic and genomic research that can lead to improved diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder

 

In recent years, research has greatly advanced our understanding of the genetics and genomics of brain development and function.