Jason Lerch, Ph.D.Director of Preclinical Imaging, Wellcome Centre for Integrative Neuroimaging, University of Oxford
Associate Professor in Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto
Simons Foundation Lectures are free public colloquia related to basic science and mathematics. These high-level talks are intended for professors, students, postdocs and business professionals, but interested people from the metropolitan area are welcome as well.
If we had known back then what we know now, would we have the disorder names and categories that we do? In this lecture, Jason Lerch will explore the question: What do modern ways of looking at brains and genes tell us about autism — or autisms — and its relationship to attention deficit disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and other related disorders of brain development?