Marking 75 Years since Leo Kanner first identified autism

Join us for an afternoon of scientific inquiry exploring the advances in research and understanding of autism after 75 years since Dr. Leo Kanner first described the syndrome. Presented in partnership the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, the Kennedy Krieger Institute, and the Lieber Institute for Brain Development.

This event is free and open to professionals and the public.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018
2:30pm – 5:00pm
Hurd Hall at The Johns Hopkins Hospital
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PROGRAM
Welcome
Robert Findling, M.D., M.B.A.

Leo Kanner and Autism: A 75th Anniversary Tribute
James Harris, M.D.

A 75 Year Follow-up of Kanner’s Observation of Macrocephaly in Autism: The Role of Atypical Brain Development in Infancy
Joseph Piven, M.D.

The Genetic Architecture of Autism
Joseph Buxbaum, Ph.D.

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