Scientific Presentations to Families
Many Patient Advocacy Groups associated with AGENDA hold public scientific meetings (mostly now virtual) as well as family meetings which share information about families, scientific updates, and resources that should be shared with not just other scientists but with other families. Links are below.
On February 19, 2021, Dr. Samuel Chawner from Cardiff University Presented "A Genetics-First Approach to Dissecting the Heterogeneity of Autism: Phenotypic Comparison of Autism Risk Copy Number Variants. The webinar was hosted by AGENDA, The Rare Epilepsy Network and COMBINEDBrain. You can watch the presentation here.
On April 16, 2021, Dr. PJ Brooks from NCATS presented a summary of NCATS gene-targeted therapeutic platforms for rare genetic diseases. The webinar was hosted by AGENDA, The Rare Epilepsy Network and COMBINEDBrain. You can watch the presentation here.
On May 28th, results from two longitudinal studies on the impacts of COVID-19 on rare genetic disorders associated with NDDs/ASDs were presented together. The Simons Simplex Collection and UCLA's Caring Through COVID survey results were both presented highlighting the major findings. You can watch the video here.
Four sessions recorded at their virtual meeting in the summer of 2020
2020 Fall Research Series (virtual):
October 22: The Science of Ketogentic Diet
October 27: The Science of CBD US Policy Initiatives with Collaborative for CBD Science and Safety
November 5: Transition from Child to Adult Care in Special Needs
November 11: Coping and Behavioral Techniques for Special Needs
December 8: Financial Planning for Special Needs
To register, click here.