Autism
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a group of developmental disorders that has a wide range of impacts. William Mobley, PhD interviews clinicians and researchers to learn more about what we know and what we have yet to learn about autism.
Impact of the Human Genome
11/20/2017
The human genome impacts human health and our risk for psychiatric and developmental disorders. Jonathan Sebat, PhD, Director, Beyster Institute for Psychiatric Genomics, Professor of Psychiatry, Cellular & Molecular Medicine, and Pediatrics, UC San Diego School of Medicine joins William Mobley, MD, PhD to give a brief overview of the human genome, the blueprint to human development.
Autism and Genetics
11/13/2017
Jonathan Sebat, PhD, Director, Beyster Institute for Psychiatric Genomics, Professor of Psychiatry, Cellular & Molecular Medicine, and Pediatrics, UC San Diego School of Medicine joins William Mobley, MD, PhD to discuss genetics as they relate to autism and how technology can help pinpoint the genes contributing to the disorder.
New Genetic Tools to Treat Autism and Pediatric Neurological Disorders with Joseph Gleeson - On Our Mind
9/12/2017
Joseph G. Gleeson, MD, Rady Professor of Neuroscience at UC San Diego joins William Mobley, MD, PhD to his work sequencing DNA to find treatments for neurodevelopmental disorders. Learn more about using a genetic framework to tease out the individual contributors to autism, why implementing rapid DNA sequencing for newborns can make huge impacts, and more.
Understanding the Genome and the Future of Autism Therapies with Jonathan Sebat - On Our Mind
4/24/2017
How does the genome impact human health and our risk for psychiatric and developmental disorders? What is the interplay between our genes and our environment? Jonathan Sebat, PhD, Director, Beyster Institute for Psychiatric Genomics, Professor of Psychiatry, Cellular & Molecular Medicine, and Pediatrics, UC San Diego School of Medicine joins William Mobley, MD, PhD to discuss the genetic causes for autism and how technology can help pinpoint those causes and influence...
Diagnosing and Treating Autism with Doris Trauner - On Our Mind
2/13/2017
What are the early signs of autism and how is it diagnosed? Doris A. Trauner MD, distinguished professor in the departments of Neurosciences and Pediatrics at the UC San Diego School of Medicine joins William Mobley, MD, PhD to talk about early indicators, the process of obtaining a diagnosis, finding treatable causes, and identifying the most effective interventions.
Early Diagnosis and Treating Autism - On Our Mind
10/19/2016
What is autism and how can we treat it? Karen Pierce, PhD, co-director of the UC San Diego Autism Center of Excellence joins William Mobley, MD, PhD to define autism and share current research. Learn about the importance of early detection, creating standardized screenings, the search for diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers, and what parents and pediatricians can do to help children with autism.
Neurons in a Dish: Creating Cellular Models to Study and Treat Autism - On Our Mind
10/19/2016
Cellular modeling may hold the key to unlocking some the most important questions about autism. Alysson R. Muotri, PhD joins William Mobley, MD, PhD to explain how his work is shedding light on not only the pathology of autism but potential new drugs.
 

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