Global Leaders in Autism Research Converge in NYC

ICare4Autism & the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Present “Autism: A Global Perspective” to Combat Escalating Crisis
Autism is a puzzle we hope to unlock
6/2/11 – (NYC) ICare4Autism & Albert Einstein College of Medicine present “Autism: A Global Perspective”, a day-long conference bringing together leading scientists, educators and policymakers to explore groundbreaking research that sheds new light on the causes and treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorders. The conference will be held at Albert Einstein College of Medicine on July 6th, 2011.

“Notable gaps in channels of communication among biomedical, educational and occupational professionals urgently necessitate a collaborative approach to pooling quantifiable, empirical data and research,” said Joshua Weinstein, Ph.D., M.B.A., Founder and President of ICare4Autism.

Renowned presenters from around the world will unveil their latest biomedical discoveries and educational innovations. Topics include: Neuropsychopharmacology of Oxytocin and Inflammation in Autism; A Novel and Common Inborn Error of Metabolism Discovered in Autism Patients; and Intervention Targeting Development of Socially Synchronous Engagement. The program will also feature a presentation of ICare4Autism’s plan to launch the world’s first Global Autism Research and Education Center in Jerusalem, Israel.

Eric Hollander, M.D., Director of OCD and Autism Spectrum Program, Montefiore Medical Center, and Chairman of the ICare4Autism Advisory Counci, will be joined by Dominick P. Purpura, M.D. Dean Emeritus, Professor of Neuroscience, Einstein College of Medicine; Arthur L. Beaudet, M.D. Professor and Chair Department of Molecular and Human Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; Hugh Morgan, MMedSc OBE FRSA CEO Autism Wales & Expert Advisor for ASD to the Welsh Assembly Government, Cardiff, Wales; Mark Lever Chief Executive, The National Autistic Society (NAS), UK; and Rebecca J. Landa, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

About ICare4Autism
The International Center for Autism Research and Education (www.ICare4Autism.org) was founded in 2004 by Joshua Weinstein, Ph.D., M.B.A. to catalyze and drive collaboration among institutions around the world seeking to discover the etiology of autism and, ultimately, define better methods of detecting and treating autism.

About Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University is one of the nation’s premier centers for research, medical education and clinical investigation. Through its extensive affiliation network involving five medical centers in the Bronx, Manhattan and Long Island – the College of Medicine runs one of the largest post-graduate medical training programs in the United States. For more information, please visit www.einstein.yu.edu.
Contact Kim Robinson 718-686-9600 ex 1150
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