Oxidative stress and mitochondrial dysfunction in autism: Impact of environmental and genetic factors

Presentation by Abha Chauhan PhD.

Abha Chauhan, Ph.D., is the Head of the Developmental Neuroscience Laboratory at the New York State Institute for Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities (IBR), Staten Island, New York. She is also adjunct doctoral faculty member of the Neuroscience Subprogram at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. She has published in the fields of membrane biochemistry, oxidative stress, signal transduction, Alzheimer’s disease, and autism. Dr. Chauhan has been awarded research grants as a principal investigator from the Department of Defense, Autism Speaks, Autism Research Institute, and California Walnut Commission, and as a co-principal investigator from NIH. Recently, she served as the editor of the book entitled Autism: Oxidative stress, Inflammation, and Immune Abnormalities.

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Thu, 20/08/2015 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Black Dog Institute Lecture Theatre
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