New Genetic Tools to Treat Autism and Pediatric Neurological Disorders University of California Television (UCTV) 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.
Diagnosing and Treating Autism with Doris Trauner University of California Television (UCTV) 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.
Understanding the Genome and the Future of Autism Therapies University of California Television (UCTV) 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 potential therapies.