Where will the breakthroughs come in treating Autism?

Fred R. Volkmar, M.D.

“As we understand more about basically closing the loops … from genes to brain and behavior and then thinking about interventions … I think we’re on the threshold for the first time of really, in a major way, being able to close all those loops.”



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