Clinical Consultation Breakfast 4 (sold out)
Master Clinician: Matthew State, MD, PhD: Integrating Genetics (or Not) Into the Assessment and Care of Autism Spectrum Disorders
Matthew State, MD, PhD, received his MD from Stanford University, completed a residency in psychiatry and fellowship in child psychiatry at UCLA and earned a PhD in Genetics from Yale, where he joined the faculty in 2001. In 2013, he moved to UCSF and is now the Oberndorf Family Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. State’s lab studies the genetics and genomics of childhood neuropsychiatric disorders. He co-leads several international genomics collaborations, including the NIH-funded Autism Sequencing Consortium and he has been the recipient of multiple awards including, recently induction into the Institute of Medicine and The AACAP George Tarjan Award.
This CCB addresses the genetics of autism spectrum disorders, focussing particularly on diagnostic testing and ASD, collaborating with the clinical geneticist in patient care, and communicating with patient and family about the genetics and genomics of neurodevelopmental syndromes.