Dr. Lonnie Zwaigenbaum completed his pediatric training at Queen’s University, and his clinical fellowship in developmental pediatrics at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto. He completed a research fellowship and Masters degree in Health Research Methodology at McMaster University, where he was on faculty for 8 years prior to moving to the University of Alberta in 2006. Dr. Zwaigenbaum’s research focuses on the early development of children with ASD.
He is the lead investigator on a prospective study of infants at increased risk of ASD (younger siblings of children with ASD), and the former chair of an international consortium of research groups following similar high-risk cohorts. He is also the vice-President of the International Society for Autism Research. Dr. Zwaigenbaum is currently associate head, Division of Developmental Pediatrics and Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the U of A, and the co-director of the Autism Research Centre based at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital.
Title: Advances in Early Detection and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Date: Friday, October 26, 2012
Time: 10:30am - 12:00pm
Session: Session #17