Robert Malenka, M.D. Ph.D., Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, Stanford University

Dr. Malenka is the Pritzker Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, as well as the Director of the Nancy Pritzker Laboratory and co-Director of the Stanford Institute for Neuro-Innovation and Translational Neurosciences.  Dr. Malenka is a world leader in the study of the mechanisms underlying the action of the neurotransmitters in the brain, and his laboratory conducts cutting edge research on the molecular mechanics of neural communication in brain disorders including autism.


Jonathan Pevsner, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Neurology, Kennedy Krieger Institute and Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, John Hopkins School of Medicine

Dr. Pevsner is engaged in groundbreaking studies of the molecular basis for childhood brain disorders, including autism.  He is a faculty member of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at John Hopkins School of Medicine, and is a research scientist at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, which is an internationally recognized institution dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with disorders of the brain, spinal cord, and musculoskeletal system through patient care, research, professional training, special education and community.


Barbara Kalmanson, Ph.D.

Dr. Kalmanson has worked with infants and children with autism spectrum disorders and their families for over thirty years.  She provides interdisciplinary consultation to schools and agencies nationwide and internationally, and publishes, teaches and speaks on the subject of early identification and treatment of autism spectrum disorders and intervention therapies.


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