Rose F. Kennedy Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center

2012 Events

Monday, December 17, 2012

Brett Abrahams, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Combined Clinical and Molecular Genetics Conference
Topic: Structural variation at 15q11.2

 

Monday, December 10, 2012

Tong Sheng
Doctoral Candidate
Brain and Creativity Institute
Neuroscience Graduate Program
University of Southern California
Task-specific network-level representations of human vocal emotions 
 

Thursday, December 6, 2012

First Annual Isabelle Rapin Conference on Communicable Disorders
WILLIAMS SYNDROME WORKSHOP AND ROUNDTABLE
 

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

David J. Lewkowicz, Ph.D.
Professor
Department of Psychology and Center for Complex Systems & Brain Sciences
Florida Atlantic University
The Critical Role of Experience in the Acquisition of Knowledge in Human Infants 
 

Monday, December 3, 2012

Yuliya Yoncheva, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Psychology and Human Development
Peabody College, Vanderbilt University
Brain correlates of selective attention to language: implications for reading acquisition 
 

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Ian Robertson, Ph.D.
Visiting Professor of Neurology at Columbia University, New York
Professor of Psychology at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Why education and mental stimulation protect the brain: The role of noradrenaline in cognitive reserve 
 

Monday, November 19, 2012

Bernice Morrow, Ph.D.

Professor, Departments of Genetics, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health, and Pediatrics
Director, Division of Translational Genetics, Department of Genetics
Sidney L. and Miriam K. Olson Chair in Cardiology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Susan Klugman, M.D. 
Clinical Genetics, Obstetrics & Gynecology
Montefiore Medical Center
Associate Professor of Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Combined Clinical and Molecular Genetics Conference
Topic: Highlights from the 2012 American Society of Human Genetics Meeting

 

Saturday, November 17, 2012

B.R.A.I.N. Kids!

 

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Aristea Galanopoulou, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Neurology
Associate Professor, Department of Neuroscience
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Modeling new therapies for infantile spasms, lessons from animal models
 

Monday, October 15, 2012

Bernice Morrow, Ph.D.

Professor, Departments of Genetics, Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health, and Pediatrics
Director, Division of Translational Genetics, Department of Genetics
Sidney L. and Miriam K. Olson Chair in Cardiology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Combined Clinical and Molecular Genetics Conference
Topic: 22q11.2 Deletion Syndrome

 

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Brett Abrahams, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Integrative Approaches to the Autism Spectrum Disorder: from molecules to behaviors
 

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Christopher Brett, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Canada Research Chair
Biology Department, Concordia University
Christianson syndrome, ADHD and NHEs: How sodium/hydrogen exchangers control neuronal endocytosis and their relationship to disease
 

Monday, September 24, 2012

Aleksandra Djukic, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology and Pediatrics
Director of the Center for Rett Syndrome
Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center
Combined Clinical and Molecular Genetics Conference
Topic: Rett Syndrome

 

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Daniel Senkowski, Ph.D.
Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology, Multisensory Integration Research Group
Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Charité, University Medicine Berlin, Germany
Crossmodal biasing of pain
 

Monday, July 16, 2012

Curtis Deutsch, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UMMS
Director, Craniofacial Research Program and Psychobiology Program, Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center UMMS
Mclean Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Craniofacial and brain dysmorphology in autism and schizophrenia 
 

Friday, July 6, 2012

Manuel Garcia-Garcia, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Phyllis Green and Randolph Cowen Institute for Pediatric Research, NYU Child Study Center, New York
Intra-individual stability of resting-state functional networks: a new reliable tool shows functional segregation of the basal ganglia in ADHD 
 

Monday, May 21, 2012

Rick Kaskel, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief of the Division of Nephrology in Pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Galina Nesterova, M.D.
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
Combined Clinical and Molecular Genetics Conference
Topic: Cystinosis, a lysosomal storage disease 
 

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Dean Salisbury, Ph.D.
Director, Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, McLean Hospital
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Neurophysiology of sensory memory: A potential tool for early diagnosis of schizophrenia 
 

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

John Foxe, Ph.D.
Professor of Pediatrics and Neuroscience, and Director of CERC at Albert Einstein College of Medicine (AECOM)
Sophie Molholm, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neuroscience, and Muriel and Harold Block Faculty Scholar in Mental Illness at AECOM
Multisensory Processing in Children with Autism and Sensory Processing Disorder 
 

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Clayton Curtis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Center for Neural Science, New York University
Topographical Maps of Prioritized Space in Frontal and Parietal Cortex 

 

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Edmund Lalor, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Engineering & Institue of Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Towards Improved Specificity and Flexibility in EEG-based Sensory Research: Cognitive and Clinical Applications 
 

Friday, April 6, 2012

John Jeka, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Kinesiology, University of Maryland
Multisensory Fusion and Human Balance Control 
 

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Brian Keane, Ph.D.
Research Associate at UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers University Center for Cognitive Science
Perceptual Organization Deficits in Schizophrenia: Why Do They Happen and Why Should We Care? 
 

Monday, March 5, 2012

Catherine Lord, Ph.D.
Director of the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain (CADB), a subsidiary of Weill Cornell Medical College and New York Presbyterian Hospital
Longitudinal Studies in the Autism Spectrum Disorders: From 2 to 22 
 

Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Rare People and Rare Talents on a Rare Day
A Special Concert in Celebration of Rare Disease Day  

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