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Catalina Betancur

Child Mental Health Forum - Catalina Betancur, M.D., Ph.D.

December 5, 2018

Genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorder Catalina Betancur, M.D., Ph.D.Director of Research, INSERM, Sorbonne University, Paris, France The genetic architecture of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is highly heterogeneous and involves hundreds of loci, each contributing to a very small fraction of cases. The pace of gene discovery has greatly accelerated in recent years, fuelled by advances in genetic analysis technologies using microarrays and next-generation sequencing. To date, a genetic etiology is identified in ~20% of the patients, including chromosomal rearrangements, copy number variants (CN...
Matthew Nock

Child Mental Health Forum - Matthew K. Nock, Ph.D.

January 9, 2019

Why do People Hurt Themselves? Using New Technologies to Better Understand, Predict, and Prevent Suicidal Behavior Matthew K. Nock, Ph.D.Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology,Harvard University   If you cannot join us in person, click for Read more

Juvenile Justice Policy Forum

Policy Forum: Promoting Positive Outcomes for Justice Involved Youth

February 7, 2019

Promoting Positive Outcomes for Justice Involved Youth: Implications for Policy, Systems, and Practice Statewide Policy Forum Experts in the fields of adolescent development, juvenile justice, and public policy discuss the importance of understanding and addressing the behavioral, emotional, and developmental needs of justice involved youth. Join us as we explore the impact that contact and lasting involvement with the juvenile justice system can have on youth, families, and the Commonwealth at large. Held in partnership with: Senator Sal DiDomenicoMassachusetts State Senate Representative Kay...