Sex Differences and Early Brain Development in Autism
Christine Wu Nordahl, PhD
Please join us for the next presentation in our 2023 - 2024 Duke Center for Autism Seminar Series! Our presenter will be Christine Wu Nordahl, PhD. Dr. Nordahl is a Professor and the Beneto Foundation Endowed Chair in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, Davis MIND Institute. Dr. Nordahl's research program at the UC Davis MIND Institute utilizes structural and functional MRI scans to study brain development in autism across the life span. Since 2006, she has led neuroimaging efforts of the Autism Phenome Project and Girls with Autism - Imaging of Neurodevelopment study, two integrated longitudinal, interdisciplinary studies aimed at identifying clinically meaningful subtypes of autism. She is particularly committed to evaluating the entire autism spectrum, including girls with autism as well as the entire range of intellectual abilities. In 2021, she and her team initiated NeuroTeens, a social support group for neurodivergent girls and non-binary teens. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED - PLEASE REGISTER AT THE LINK PROVIDED.