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IACC Full Committee Slide Presentations

Tuesday, January 14, 2014
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern

National Institutes of Health
31 Center Drive
Building 31, C Wing, 6th Floor, Conference Room 6
Bethesda, Maryland 20892

Presentation Presenter(s)
Science Update (PDF – 400 KB) Thomas Insel, M.D., Director, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Chair, IACC
Update on CAA Reauthorization, IACC Activities and GAO Review (PDF – 115 KB) Thomas Insel, M.D., Director, NIMH, Chair, IACC
An Attempt at Re-defining Autism for the Biological Sciences (PDF – 3 MB) Ami Klin, Ph.D., Director, Marcus Autism Center, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Professor and Chief, Division of Autism and Related Disabilities, Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine
National Science Foundation Research Activities Related to Autism (PDF – 300 KB) Mark H. Leddy, Ph.D., Program Director, Division of Human Resource Development, Directorate for Education and Human Resources, National Science Foundation

Note: In response to an inquiry made during the presentation about the number of people with disabilities employed by the National Science Foundation, Dr. Leddy reported the percentage to be about 25%. This information was based on data from previous survey collections. More recent survey data collected using new reporting practices indicates that the percentage of total NSF employees reporting a disability is 8%.
DSM-5 Planning Group Update (PDF – 42 KB) Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D. , Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine, Director, Duke University Center on Autism Diagnosis and Treatment, Co-Director, Duke University Developmental Neuroscience Research Program, Member, IACC
OARC Update (PDF – 196 KB) Susan Daniels, Ph.D., Acting Director, Office of Autism Research Coordination, NIMH, Executive Secretary, IACC
Somali Study (PDF – 460 KB) Coleen Boyle, Ph.D., Director, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Member, IACC


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