Advances in Autism Conference 2024

Our 28th annual Advances in Autism Conference will be hosted on Thursday, April 18, 2024 at The New York Academy of Medicine.

The focus of the 2024 Advances in Autism Conference is Precision Therapeutics in Profound Autism.


Established in 1996, the conference brings together academic, parent and community groups to participate in thoughtful and informative presentations. The goals of the event are to discuss recent advances in autism – the causes, symptoms, and current and future treatments.

Watch the presentations and performance from the event.

2024 Conference Program

Joseph D. Buxbaum, PhD – Director, Seaver Autism Center
Gene Discovery as a Basis for Precision Medicine in Autism

Margo Gallegos, MS, CGC – Rare Disease Genomic Science Liaison, Ambry Genetics
Today’s Exome; Tomorrow’s Insights and Innovations for Patients with Autism

Daniel Gallo, PhD – Vice President, Medical Affairs, Jaguar Gene Therapy
JAG201 for the Treatment of SHANK3 Haploinsufficiency

Ana Kostic, PhD – Director, Drug Discovery and Development, Seaver Autism Center
Multipronged Approach to Drug Discovery at the Seaver Autism Center

Samuele Marro, PhD – Assistant Professor, Neuroscience; Co-Director, Stem Cell Engineering Core, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Bridging gaps in CNS disorders: The Power of Human Stem Cell Models

Paige Siper, PhD - Chief Psychologist, Seaver Autism Center
Biomarkers in Profound Autism: What, Why, and How?