ARROAutism Northwest Research Fair – July 22nd, 2012

ARROAutism Presents the Northwest Autism Research Fair represented by image of  Sherlock silhouetteYes You Can change the course of Autism!

You know that Autism research is happening. You’ve wondered what it is. You’ve even thought about getting involved. And all that wondering has left you with questions. Wonder no longer. On July 22nd Autism Research and Resources of Oregon will host a number of Northwest area Autism researchers, giving you an opportunity to learn about their research, and get involved. Through your participation, YOU can change the course of Autism!

Date :

July 22nd, 2012 (Sunday)

Time :

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Location :

ARRO Westside Family and Community Center

Cost :

Free (donations welcome)

Registration

Two ways to register :

The ARROAutism Website

On Facebook

Click here to download the ARROAutism Northwest Research Fair 2012 ICS and add to your calendar.

Researchers :

E. Gene Stubbs, MD

Autism Researcher E Gene Stubbs MD Vitamin DAssociate Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Pediatrics (Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, Oregon), Dr. Stubbs is currently engaged in a “Study of the use of Vitamin D to prevent Autism in newborn siblings” based out of the EverGreen Center in Oregon City.

Jan Van Santen Ph.D

Autism Researcher Jan Van Santen PhD Director CSLUDirector and Professor of Oregon Health and Science University’s “Center for Spoken Language and Understanding,” Dr. van Santen’s current research interests are focused on a broad range of problems in speech and language technology, with special emphasis on basic and applied speech and language technology research for communication disorders.

Jean-Baptiste Roullet, Ph.D

Autism Researcher Jean Baptiste Roullet PhD OHSUResearch Associate Professor and Manager of the Pediatrics Research Laboratories at Oregon Health and Science University (Portland, Oregon), Dr. Roullet’s current research interests include rare diseases caused by disorders of the sterol and isoprenoid pathway, autism and stem cell research.

Annette Estes Ph.D and Stephen R. Dager, MD

Stephen R. Dager, MD from University of WashingtonAnnette Mercer Estes, PhD from University of WashingtonDoctors Stephen R. Dager and Annette Estes, researchers at the University of Washington and Children’s Hospital, want to learn more about brain development in young siblings of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD).  The information gained in their IBIS study may improve methods of early detection and improve intervention for infants who may be at risk for developing autism and lead to better outcome for these young children and their families.

Jen Morgan and Amanda Tepfer

PhD students Jen Morgan and Amanda Tepfer from Oregon State University’s Movement Studies in Disability Program will present on a study aimed at understanding the physical fitness of school-aged children with Autism. Oregon State University Associate Professor Megan MacDonald, PhD is the Principal Investigator for this study.

 

Are you a Northwest Autism Researcher interested in joining?

If you are an Autism researcher interested in connecting with ARROAutism to increase participation in your research, and for future events, please contact us today!

2012 ARROAutism Northwest Research Fair Printable Flyer

About Dan Yedinak

Dan Yedinak is an Information Technology consultant, volunteer Web Administrator for the Autism Research and Resources of Oregon, and an Autism Advocate.

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