November Information Meeting

New Insights on Autism Spectrum Disorder:
From Genetics to Brain Circuits and Promising New Treatments

Date:  Tuesday, November 12th
Time: 6 – 7:30 pm
Location: NAMI Santa Fe Office
313 Camino Alire, #307 Santa Fe, NM
Featuring: Dr. Nora Perrone-Bizzozero

Dr. Nora Perrone-Bizzozero is a Professor of Neurosciences at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Her presentation will first discuss recent findings about the complex  genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and the role of environmental toxins, but not vaccines, as risk factors.

Second, she will present new data about the brain regions that are affected in children and finally, she will  discuss two new promising pharmacological interventions for children and adults with ASD targeting the neuropeptide vasopressin.