San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Healthcare Providers, Researchers and Parents of Autistic Chirdren:
You are cordially invited by American Chinese Medical Exchange Society to attend
The third annual conference on biomedical advances of autism
Feature Speakers: Christopher J McDougle, MD, Martha Hebert, MD, PhD, Valerie Hu, PhD, David Lee, PhD, Louisa M.T. Silva, MD, MPH, Noel Chen, Ph. D, William Stone and more…
8:00: Registration ($20 online, $25 onsite, lunch and coffee included)
Weekend Parking is availabe ($7 for each 24 hours) at 375 Longwood garage. There are also limited on-street free parking. You are encouraged to use public transportation if possible.
Walking directions to DFCI/Jimmy Fund Auditorium can be found here.
8:45-9:45 Pharmacological Management of Behavioral Symptoms in Autism Spectrum Disorder Christopher J McDougle, MD,.Director of Lurie Center for Autism at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Nancy Lurie Marks Professor at Harvard Medical School.
9:45-10:30 An integrated genomics approach towards understanding"What causes autism?" Valarie Hu, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences
10:30-10:45: Coffee break
10:45-12:15: Panel Discussion: Research and Renovation
Important biomarkers in autism Helen Ratajczak, PhD, Autism Research/CT
Genetic advances in autism Bailin Wu, PhD, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School/Director of Genetics, Children Hospital of Boston
Autism Genome 10K Project Noel Chen, Ph. D, the director of scientific collaboration for BGI Americas
12:15-1:00 Lunch (served) Autism Story by Autism Individual, Autism books and autism Art exhibition
1:00-2:00 A Whole-Body Approach to Brain Health in Autism Martha Herbert, MD, PhD. Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School, Pediatric Neurologist and director of the TRANSCEND Research Program
2:00-3:30 Panel Discussion: Alternative Treatment for Autism
Chinese herbs and its applications in autism David Lee, PhD, Associate Professor, Harvard medical School
QiGong, Massage therapy for Autism Louisa M.T. Silva, MD, MPH, Visiting Professor,Teaching Research Institute Western Oregon University
Acupuncture therapy and autism John Zhang, LisAc, PhD, Professor of Beijing University of Chinese Medicine, Research scientist at MGH
3:30-3:45 Coffee Break
3:45-5:15 Panel Discussion: Evidence Based Treatment
Advances of cognitive psychotherapy for autism William Stone, PhD, Associate Professor/Harvard medical School, Department of Psychiatry/BIDMC
Evidence based drug therapy for autism Hon Ho, MD, MPH, Pediatric Psychiatrist. Attending Child, Adolescent, Adult and ECT Psychiatrist and Instructor at Harvard Medical School
Gut and brain connection, a new look Williams Wilson, MD, Attending physician, Beverly Hospital
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ACMES - American Chinese Medical Exchange Society
American Chinese Medical Exchange Society (ACMES) is a 501C3 non-profit organization for medical professionals, founded and operated by leading experts in diverse medical fields and healthcare related areas in both the U.S. and China.
The mission of the organization is to promote medical exchanges between the U.S. and China. The primary goal is to establish direct access and communication channels for international medical consultation and clinical medicine. With its knowledge and expertise in the medical field and two existing medical publications, ACMES is positioned to contribute to the promotion of global health.