Rose F. Kennedy Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center

2013 Events


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Fall 2015 

4th Annual Isabelle Rapin Conference on Communication Disorders:  22q11.2 


Video Spotlight

Celebrating International Rare Disease Day

Einstein's 4th Annual Rare Disease Day celebration took place on Monday, March 2, 2015, in the Price Center's LeFrak Auditorium.  It was followed by an exhibition and live performance in Forchheimer, on Main Street.

Rare Disease Day  

Rare Disease Life Story Panel  

Rare Disease Advocacy Panel  

Rare Disease Reception  

more highlights 


Friday, December 6, 2013

Robert Zatorre, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery, at the Montreal Neurological Institute of McGill University
Founding Co-Director, International Laboratory for BRAMS (Brain, Music, and Sound research)
James McGill Chair in Neuroscience
Music Perception and Pleasure: interactions between neocortical and striatal systems

Monday, October 21, 2013
Second Annual Isabelle Rapin Conference on Communication Disorders: Dyslexia Workshop and Roundtable 

Monday, June 24, 2013

Daniela Brunner, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President
Behavioral Research and Development
Preclinical models of autism

Monday, June 17, 2013

John Greally, M.B., B.Ch., Ph.D.

Director, IDDRC Neurogenomics (NGEN) Core
Professor, Departments of Genetics, Medicine, and Pediatrics
Division Chair of Computational Genetics and Faculty Advisor of the Center for Epigenomics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Combined Clinical and Molecular Genetics Conference
Topic: Mosaic Epigenetic Dysregulation of Ectodermal Cells in Autism Spectrum Disorder


Wednesday, June 5, 2013

ICare4Autism International Autism Conference

'Autism: Cutting Edge Research and Promising Treatment and Educational Approaches'

Friday, May 31, 2013

Neha Uppal

Ph.D. Student
Department of Neuroscience and Friedman Brain Institute
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Graduate Fellow of the Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment
Neuropathology of Autism: Insights from human post-mortem brains and Shank3-deficient mice

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Richard Paylor, Ph.D.

Professor, Departments of Molecular & Human Genetics, and Neuroscience
Director, Neurobehavioral Core
Baylor College of Medicine
Mouse and Rat Models for Autism: Questions About Gene Function from Knockouts

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Robert Whelan, Ph.D.

Department of Psychiatry
University of Vermont
A Neuropsychosocial Profile of Future Adolescent Alcohol Misusers

Monday, May 13, 2013

David M. Katz, Ph.D.

Professor of Neurosciences
Director, Autism Spectrum Research Consortium
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
Neural circuit dysfunction and repair in mouse models of Rett Syndrome

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Inaugural Rose F. Kennedy IDDRC Symposium

Monday, April 15, 2013

Sophie Molholm, Ph.D.

Director, Human Clinical Phenotyping Core (HCP)
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neuroscience
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Combined Clinical and Molecular Genetics Conference
Topic: Behavioral and electrophysiological evidence that the typical merging of information across the different sensory modalities is disrupted in autism


Thursday, March 21, 2013

Ofer Pasternak, Ph.D.

Instructor in Psychiatry
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Harvard Medical School
Application of Free-Water Imaging for the Study of Brain Disorders

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Steven Walkley, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Director, Rose F. Kennedy IDDRC
Head, Sidney Weisner Laboratory of Genetic Neurological Disease
Professor, Departments of Neuroscience, Pathology and Neurology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Pediatric Grand Rounds
Topic: Therapy for Niemann-Pick C Disease - From Bench to Bedside


Thursday, February 28, 2013

Rare People with Unique Talents on an Almost Rare Day 
A Special Art Exhibit in Celebration of International Rare Disease Day 

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Raanan Arens, M.D.

Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Chief, Division of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
The Children's Hospital at Montefiore
Pediatric Grand Rounds
Topic: Risk Factors for Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children


Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Jonathan Kipnis, Ph.D.
Professor of Neuroscience
Director, Center for Brain Immunology and Glia (BIG)
Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Neuroimmunology
University of Virginia, School of Medicine
MeCP2 at the Microglia Differentiation Crossroads 

Monday, January 14, 2013

Jung-Kyong Kim, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher
Department of Neuroscience
Georgetown University
Crossmodal processing in sighted and blind individuals: Sound-evoked activity in the visual cortex 

Monday, January 14, 2013

Jinlu Cai, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Genetics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Mr. David Wasserman, Ethicist 
Center for Ethics
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Combined Clinical and Molecular Genetics Conference
Topic: Bioinformatic analysis and functional validation of whole exome sequencing variants in hearing loss samples; Ethical implications of Next-Gen Sequencing


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