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Session V: Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele on drug treatments

16 July 2015
The Presenter

Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele

Mortimer D. Sackler Associate Professor, Columbia University

Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele uses molecular and translational neuroscience research tools in the pursuit of new treatments for autism.

This is the replay for the session ‘Pharmacological Treatments,’ part of the Summer Institute for Autism Research, presented by the International Society for Autism Research and

The six-course online series is intended for early-career investigators interested in autism research. More information about the entire program can be found at

Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele and a team of trainees worked together to prepare the presentation and materials. You can download the course materials that accompanied this session here.

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  • Eric Fombonne

    Seorotnin and melatonin are the same biochemical pathway and there are hypotheses about a deficit of synthesis of melatonin in some families. To whcih extent the high 5-HT blood serotonin is associated with melatonin synthesis deficits and sleep disorders in … say 20 – 30% of ASD subjects?

  • Anonymous

    Is there any data from rescue experiments (genetic or pharmaceutical) in FXS model mice that address if intervention at a specific developmental time point might be more beneficial than at others?


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