Monthly Seminar

Monthly seminars provide a venue for learning about research and clinical innovations, as well as for gathering as a community to hear about ongoing and upcoming projects. Speakers at our seminar have included experts in ASD and related neurodevelopmental disorders from around the university and the country. These seminars are open to the broader community.

 

Past Seminars:

 

Dr. Adi Aran

The endocannabinoid system in Autism Spectrum Disorder 

19/03/2019

 

Dr. Inna Fishman

In search of an early brain signature of autism

15/01/2019

 

Prof. Asher Ornoy

Prenatal risk factors for autism in humans: What animal models have to contribute to understanding mechanisms and prevention

11/12/2018

 

Prof. Merav Ahissar 

Comparison between perception in autism and dyslexia

20/11/2018

 

Dr. Florina Uzefovsky 

Cognitive and emotional empathy in autism and the distinction between the self and the other

06/11/2018

 

Dr. Tamir Epstein 

Autism in adulthood: current knowledge and future directions

26/06/2018

 

Dr. Yoram Bonneh

Autism as a regulatory disorder

22/05/2018

 

Dr. Maayan Davidov and Yael Paz

Individual differences in empathy in the first year of life, and primary findings from a sample of infants at risk for autism

24/04/2018

 

Prof. Nirit Bauminger-Zviely

School-Based RCT Peer Social Intervention (S-PSI) for Minimally Verbal Children with ASD (MVASD)

23/01/2018

 

Prof. Ariel Knafo- Noam

Development of Empathy

05/12/2017

 

Dr. Itai Berger

Processing Speed as a marker to stimulants effect in Autism

07/11/2017

 

Ms. Esti Ben David, Dr. Roni Lottner and Ms. Lilian Shafran

Panel of Experts

20/06/2017

 

Dr. Salomon Israel

The genetic structure of ASD: Possible treatment benefits from oxytocin

28/03/2017

 

Prof. Ofer Golan

Teaching Emotion recognition and understanding to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Results of two controlled evaluation studies

17/01/2017

 

Prof. Ditza Zachor

What works for who? Efficacy of early intervention and predictors of response to intervention among children with ASD

20/12/2016

 

Prof. Sagiv Shifman

Connection between chromatin regulation and autism

29/11/2016

 

Prof. Michael Beenstock

Social outcomes of young adults with autism spectrum disorders

31/05/2016

 

Dr. Adina Maier

Applied research on ADHD from a bio-psycho-social perspective: Ramifications for ASD

08/03/2016

 

Dr. David Mankuta

Pregnancy: A critical period for pathogenesis of ASD

08/03/2016

 

Dr. Yoav Kohn

Working with children and adolescents diagnosed with ASD at the Jerusalem Center for Mental Health

19/01/2016

 

Dr. Raanan Raz

Environmental factors in the epidemiology of ASD

19/01/2016

 

Prof. Cory Shulman

ASD diagnosis: The nexus of research, practice, training and policy

24/11/2015