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Special Guest Speaker January 29, 2014, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm WPIC Auditorium

On the Road to Translational Treatments
in Autism Spectrum Disorders


Jeremy M. Veenstra-VanderWeele, MD

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics & Pharmacology
Vanderbilt University

In addition to his position as Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, and Pharmacology, Dr. Veenstra-VanderWeele is the Division Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University, and the Medical Director of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD). The research efforts of Dr. Veenstra-VanderWeele and his group mostly go toward developing and studying mouse models to understand the relationship between autism spectrum disorder or obsessive-compulsive disorder risk factors and the resulting changes in brain and behavior.

Sponsored by the Department of Psychiatry

For information regarding this lecture, please contact Lisa Murphree at murphreea@upmc.edu.