Collaborators Visit Mount Sinai

Yesterday the Seaver Autism Center hosted a visit for nurses in Sweden who work on the Population-based Autism Genetics and Environment Study (PAGES), funded by the National Institutes of Health. Led by Joseph D. Buxbaum, PhD, Director of the Seaver Autism Center,...

New Research Published on Phelan-McDermid Syndrome

Seaver Autism Center researchers are the leading experts on Phelan-McDermid syndrome (PMS), a rare genetic syndrome which is associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Researchers here have recently published two studies on this syndrome. The first study appeared...

Seaver Center Director on CUNY TV

Joseph D. Buxbaum, PhD, Director of the Seaver Autism Center, was recently featured on the CUNY Television show “Science and U!” in a segment on “Science and Genetics.” On the show, Dr. Buxbaum discussed the Autism Sequencing Consortium (ASC),...

Autism Sequencing Consortium Meeting

Leaders of the Autism Sequencing Consortium (ASC), an international autism genetics collaboration led by Joseph Buxbaum, PhD, Director of the Seaver Autism Center, met recently in New York City to discuss new studies and advances in the field. To date, the ASC has...