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Annual Report 2015

INSAR Board of Directors 20152017 PRESIDENT Geraldine Dawson Duke University VICEPRESIDENT Craig Newschaffer A.J. Drexel Autism Institute JOURNAL EDITOR David Amaral MIND Institute, University of

Table of Contents Board of Directors and Staff . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Committees and Committee Chairs . . . . . .

Presidents report It is an honor and a pleasure to serve as president of the International Society for Autism Research INSAR. It has provided me opportunities to meet many new people, including studen

Global Reach Our global focus is a vital part of INSARs aim to improve the lives of all those affected by autism through the highest quality research. INSAR is committed to increasing the numbers of i

Global Reach Continued We especially want to acknowledge the leadership and efforts of the organizing committee, cochaired by YongHui Jiang of Duke University, Andy Shih from Autism Speaks, and Hailia

Training the Next Generation INSARs efforts in this area are spearheaded by the Student and Trainee Committee STC, whose members, as the name implies, are all students or trainees. The INSAR VicePresi

2015 Awards INSAR Lifetime Achievement Award The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented annually by the Executive Board of the International Society for Autism Research. This award acknowledges an in

2015 Awards Dissertation Awards continued Continued Shulamite Green from University of Michigan for her dissertation titled, Thalamocortical underconnectivity during sensory stimulation in youth wit

2015 Awards Continued Professionals from Low Income Countries Awards Professionals from Low Income Countries Awards are presented to individuals who are currently members of INSAR, studying or worki

Autism Research Journal Autism Research, is the flagship journal of INSAR, was launched in 2008. The journal was initially published six times annually. However, due to the high number of quality subm

Treasurers Report INSAR, a US not for profit organization, is a financially healthy organization that has seen consistent financial growth since its inception. In 2015 INSAR witnessed continued streng

International Meeting for Autism Research 2015 The 14th annual International Meeting for Autism Research IMFAR was held in May 2015, in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Reflecting the vigor of the internati

International Meeting for Autism Research 2015 Continued IMFAR 2015 introduced several innovations to the conference format. Keynote speakers were invited to assemble Keynote Panel Sessions, bringin

Thank you to our 2015 Sponsors PLATINUM SPONSORS GOLD SPONSORS SILVER SPONSORS Hilibrand Foundation Nancy Lurie Marks Family Foundation Mr. Mrs. Kim Adams Marvin Roche BRONZE SPONSORS Eugene and J

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