Sinneave Centre for Autism

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Principal Investigator:
Charles Nelson, Professor in the Department of Society, Human Development and Health

Department:
Center for Population Studies

Dates of Research:
January 1, 2008 — December 31, 2008

Description:

The primary function of the Research Working Group on Autism Spectrum and Related Disorders for the Sinneave Centre for Autism in Calgary, Alberta will be to discuss current research on autism, including cognitive neuroscience and neural bases of autism, molecular biology of autism, the phenotype of autism, current treatments for autism (and autism spectrum disorders) and to explore future research possibilities. The group will meet three times during the year and participants will include prominent researchers from around the world.