Program

Thursday, October 27th , 2022 

7:30 – 8:30 Registration

8:30 – 8:45 Welcome

RESEARCH: AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

🇺🇸8:45 9:15 Verónica Martínez-Cerdeño, PhD – University of California Davis, MIND Institute

Anatomy of the brain with autism

🇧🇪9:15 – 9:45 Amaya Miquelajauregui, PhD – University of Antwerp

Mapping brain maturation and cognitive development in infants at risk for ASD

🇨🇱9:45 – 10:15 Patricia Soto-Icaza, PhD – University of Development

A brain to socialize. Role of social precursors in autism

10:15 – 10:30 Coffee break

🇲🇽10:30 – 11:00 Ángel E Tovar y Romo, PhD – National Autonomous University of Mexico

Cognitive development in autism and Down syndrome; atypical basic processes and alterations in language development

🇺🇸11:00 – 11:30 Brett Dufour, PhD – University of California Davis

Neurobiology of Abnormal Repetitive Behaviors

11:30 – 13:00 Lunch

 

RESEARCH: FRAGILE X SYNDROME

🇺🇸13:00 – 13:30 Flora Tassone, PhD – University of California Davis, MIND Institute

The genetics of neurodevelopmental disorders

🇨🇱13:30 – 14:00 Lorena Santa María, PhD – University of Chile, INTA Institute

Diagnosis and follow-up of fragile X syndrome

🇪🇸14:00 – 14:30 Yolanda de Diego, PhD – Regional University Hospital of Malaga, IBIMA

Current research and development of an orphan drug for fragile X syndrome

14:30 – 14:45 Coffee break

🇨🇴14:45 – 15:15 Wilmar Saldarriaga, MD, PhD – Universidad del Valle, Cali

Fragile X syndrome in Colombia

🇨🇴15:15 – 15:45 César Payán, MD, PhD – Universidad del Rosario, Bogota

Exome analysis in a population with a high incidence of fragile X syndrome

🇨🇴15:45 – 16:15 Julián Ramírez-Cheyne, MD. PhD – University of the Valley, Cali

Implementation of a reference center for fragile X syndrome

POSTER SESSION ( refreshments and appetizers 16:30 – 18:30 PM)

DINNER/COCKTAIL (19:00 – 21:00)

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Friday, October 28th, 2022

CLINIC: DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT AND INTERVENTION OF NEURODEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS

8:30 – 8:45 Welcome

🇲🇽8:45 9:15 Lilia Albores, MD, PhD – Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

The female phenotype of autism spectrum disorders

🇨🇴9:15 9:45 Lina M Rosa, psicopatologa infanto-juvenil – Farfalla Autism, Sincelejo

Autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: Characteristics, diagnosis and capabilities

🇺🇸9:45 10:15 Reymundo Lozano, MD – Mount Sinai Health System, New York

Genetic testing in autism and fragile X syndrome, indications and benefits

10:15 10:30 Coffee break

🇺🇸10:30 11:00 Bibiana M Restrepo, MD – University of California Davis, MIND Institute

Considering the whole spectrum: Comprehensive management of autism

🇺🇸11:00 11:30 Randi J Hagerman, MD – Univeristy of California Davis, MIND Institute

Latest advances in the pharmacological management of patients with ASD and FXS

11:30 13:00 Lunch

🇪🇨13:00 13:30 Jenniffer Villarreal, neuropsicóloga infantil – Neurodesarrollo Quito

Evidence-based intervention techniques for ASD

13:30 – 16:30 “TBD”

16:30 17:00 Closing discussion and Q&A panel