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Cracking the Autism Enigma

Autism, once a rarely observed and often misunderstood psychiatric disorder, has become one of today's most urgent public health challenges. Scientific research is revealing that specific genes and brain developmental processes are involved. Such revelations are redefining our understanding of this once enigmatic disorder offering hope to families with autism for new treatments.

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Please join CIFAR and Ontario Brain Institute as they present an evening with Dr. Stephen Scherer as he presents some of the latest research on Autism. The lecture will be complimented with a moderated discussion with Dr. Marla Sokolowski (Co-Director, CIFAR program in Expeience-based Brain and Biological Development; Co-Director, Fraser Mustard Institute in Human Development, University of Toronto) and Dr. Evdokia Anagnostou (Clinician Scientist, Bloorview Research Institute; Assistant Professor, University of Toronto) hosted by OBI's President Dr. Donald Stuss.
 
Time
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Lecture starts at 7:00pm
Doors open at 6:30pm
A reception follows the formal program. Light refreshments will be served.

Location
Glenn Gould Studio
CBC Building
250 Front Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V 3G5
Canada

The event is free but you must register to attend:
http://cifar-obi-autism.eventbrite.ca
 
Made possible with the generous support of:  
logos-obi-autism

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