Rare genetic neurodevelopmental disorders are often associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). For example, about 30% of individuals with Fragile X… Read more »
Dr. Silvia De Rubeis is an Assistant Professor at the Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment, Department of Psychiatry, and Mindich Child Health and Development Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Dr. De Rubeis is a molecular neuroscientist and geneticist focusing on the genetic, molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying intellectual disability and autism. Her research takes a genetics-first approach for functional analyses in cellular and mouse models and strives to take into account clinically relevant aspects that emerge from patient-based research.
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- Research on rare genetic disorders informs autism and leads to better clinical care - 26th February 2018