Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment

Understanding the biological bases of autism to find cures

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About Autism

Autism is a highly prevalent neurodevelopmental disorder. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in 68 children have some form of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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The Center hosts a seminar series featuring renowned experts discussing research in autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders, cellular and molecular neuroscience, pediatric neurology, genetics, physiology, and psychiatry.

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