Perspectives on autism research: working with the community and building a brain bank
Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 2pm to 5.30pm
Moser theatre, Wadham College, Oxford, OX1 3PN
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1.45-2pm Gather at Wadham College in the Moser theatre.
2.00 – Welcome and Introduction (Dr Steven Chance, Oxford University)
2.10 – A personal perspective on autism research (Dame Steve Shirley, Shirley Foundation)
2.20 – Autistica: supporting autism research (Dr Simon Wallace, Autistica)
2.35 – Working together for autism research (Dr Jeremy Parr, Newcastle University)
2.50 – Linking local networks to the global community (‘GRAND’) (Dr Elizabeth Rapa, Ox Uni)
3.05 – Discussion: How can people get involved in research?
3.35 – BREAK for refreshments
3.55 – Local and global issues in Autism research (Prof Charles Newton, Oxford University)
4.10 – Researching the neuropathology of autism (Dr Payam Rezaie, Open University)
4.25 – Oxford studies on the neural basis of autism (Dr Steven Chance, Oxford University)
4.40 – The Oxford Brain Bank for autism research (Dr Olaf Ansorge, Oxford University)
4.55 – Discussion: How to approach the issue of brain donation?
5.30pm – Conclusion and refreshments