Emanuel DiCicco-Bloom, M.D.
Position: Scientific Advisory Board Member
Dr. DiCicco-Bloom has served the autism community for over a decade, providing scientific expertise and strategies to the National Alliance for Autism Research, and more recently as a member of the Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Committee of Autism Speaks. He works at the interface of science and society through service on the NJ Governor’s Council on Autism Research, as Chair of the NJ Commission on Brain Injury Research, on the Board of the International Society for Autism Research, and the Public Education and Communication Committee of the Society for Neuroscience. Dr. DiCicco-Bloom is a Professor in the Departments of Neuroscience & Cell Biology and Pediatrics (Neurology) at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and is member of graduate programs in Cell & Developmental Biology, Neuroscience and Toxicology at Rutgers University and UMDNJ.
He graduated summa cum laude in Biology from Princeton University and received his MD from Cornell University Medical College. Following pediatric and neurology training at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, he received a Clinical Investigator Award supporting pioneering research on growth factor regulation of cell division in neuronal precursors.