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Fred R. Volkmar, M.D.
September 28, 2011

“We’re interested in developing new ways to study social development in Autism, new ways of screening for children who might have Autism, including very young children, and looking increasingly at ways to be more effective in treating Autism.”

 

 

Video from March, 2010 - filmed at the 7th Annual Palm Beach Symposium

Fred R. Volkmar, M.D.
Irving B. Harris Professor in the Child Study Center
Professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Psychology
Chief, Child Psychiatry at Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital

TAGS: Autism
Schahram Akbarian, M.D., Ph.D. Scientific Council Member 1993, 2000 NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee 1997 Klerman Prizewinner Professor of Psychiatry and Neuroscience Chief of the Division of Psychiatric Epigenomics Mount Sinai School of Medicine, expert on autism
Q With regard to your research finding of an epigenetic signature of autism, can you tell me what this means for early diagnosis and treatment?
A Presently, our findings have no implications yet for early diagnosis and... More >
Fred R. Volkmar, M.D.
Q What are the general symptoms of autism?
A “Social troubles … for example in a conversation like we’re having now, a... More >