October 23, 2013: Epilepsy and Autism: Comorbid Disorders with Shared Etiologies

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About Simons Foundation Lectures

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.

October 23, 2013, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Eastern
Gerald D. Fischbach Auditorium at the Simons Foundation
160 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY

devin020_webOrrin Devinsky discusses autism and epilepsy, and the genetic, clinical and phenotypic features typical of individuals with these often comorbid disorders. He discusses how understanding shared and distinct mechanisms may improve prognosis, therapy and prevention.

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