Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) May 19, 2012
Eden Autism Services, a New Jersey-based not-for-profit organization serving individuals with autism, and Princeton University presents its 18th Annual Lecture Series, Autism: A Journey in Optimism and Opportunity, on Friday, June 8, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Princeton University when leading research and medical professional guest speakers will present new findings and future possibilities for the treatment and awareness of autism. Cost of the Lecture Series, which is hosted by Princeton University's Department of Physics, is $75.00 and includes continental breakfast, lunch, and concludes with a Q&A panel of additional experts
This year’s Lecture Series is proud to feature noted children’s book author Samuel S.- H. Wang, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Molecular Biology at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute, Princeton University. A contributor to The New York Times, USA Today, and The London Times, Dr. Wang is a prolific writer in the areas of neurosciences, physics, and neurobiology and a highly sought after guest speaker. Books he has co-authored with Sandra Aamodt are Welcome To Your Brain: Why You Lose Your Car Keys but Never Forget How to Drive and Other Puzzles of Everyday Life and Welcome To Your Child’s Brain: How The Mind Grow Itself From Conception To College.
Other prestigious speakers include national disabilities expert Paul Shattuck, M.S., M.S.S.W., Ph.D., assistant professor at Washington University in St. Louis, the Brown School of Social Work and Margaret Pericak-Vance, Ph.D., a global leader in the field of human genetics who has significantly contributed to today’s understanding of the role genomics plays in a wide range of common human diseases. She is Director of the Miami Institute of Human Genomics and a Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Professor of Human Genomics at the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine.
Held at the University's Reynolds Auditorium the Lecture Series registration begins at 8:15 a.m. Support of the event is made possible in part by the Asch Foundation for Funding Education and Research in Autism and the Puzio Family Charitable Trust.
The Princeton University campus is located just an hour’s ride from either Philadelphia or Newark airports and easily accessible by Amtrak and New Jersey Transit. For more information, or to register visit http://www.edentraining.org, contact Eden at (609) 987-0099, Ext 4010, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Now in its 18th year, the Eden Autism Services Princeton Lecture Series was created to stimulate interest in and challenge the perspectives of the medical profession to become more aggressive in determining the root cause of autism through biomedical research. As part of Eden’s year-round educational and outreach service programs, the Series was also designed to incite medical and other professions to develop, expand, and improve the quality of life for those with autism and their families.
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