ASF Grantees and Fellows Present Research at IMFAR

Published May 10, 2017

Autism Science Foundation grantees and fellows will be giving several presentations throughout the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) in San Francisco this week. If you will be at IMFAR, see details below so you can attend their presentations. If not, see below anyway to learn about the great work ASF grantees and fellows are doing. We will be posting on Facebook and tweeting all throughout the conference!

Thursday, May 11th
Karen Chenausky
Session Title: Communication and Language
Session Date/Time: Thursday, May 11, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:40 PM
Poster Title: Predictors of Speech Improvement in Minimally Verbal Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Christine Ochoa
Session Title: Animal Models
Session Date/Time: Thursday, May 11, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:40 PM
Poster Title: Loss of KCTD13 Decreases Hippocampal Synaptic Transmission Via the Small Gtpase RhoA

Dara Chan
Session Title: Adult Outcome: Medical, Cognitive, Behavioral
Session Date/Time: Thursday, May 11, 2017, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Poster Title: Examining Environmental Predictors of Social Participation and Service Use for Adults with ASD Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Friday, May 12th
Jacqueline Barkoski
Session Title: Epidemiology
Session Date/Time: Friday, May 12, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:40 PM
Poster Title: In Utero Pyrethroid Pesticide Exposure and Child Cognitive Development from 6 to 36 Months in the Marbles Longitudinal Cohort

Saturday, May 13th
Tychele Turner
Session Title: Gene Discovery in ASD
Session Date/Time: Saturday, May 13, 2017, 1:15 PM-2:05 PM
Presentation Title: Genome Sequencing of 2,064 Genomes from 516 Simplex Families with Autism
Oral Presentation Start Time: 1:15 PM

Donna Werling (on behalf of Stephan Sanders)
Session Title: Gene Discovery in ASD
Session Date/Time: Saturday, May 13, 2017, 1:15 PM-2:05 PM
Presentation Title: Interaction Between Human Sexual Dimorphism and ASD Neurobiology
Oral Presentation Start Time: 1:39 PM

Shweta Ghai
Session Title: Early Development (< 48 months)
Session Date/Time: Saturday, May 13, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:40 PM
Poster Title: Physiological Measurements of Voice Quality in Children with Autism Using Electroglottography in Relation to Clinical Assessment Outcome

Aarti Nair
Session Title: Early Brain Development
Session Date/Time: Saturday, May 13, 2017, 2:10 PM-3:00 PM
Presentation Title: Altered Early Development of Resting-State Network Properties in Infants at High Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder
Oral Presentation Start Time: 2:10 PM

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