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Friday, October 31, 2014

Where Science, Policy and Treatment Meet: MAC's Friends of the Autism Center Present Dr. Isaac Kohane Thursday, November 13th in Boston

From Friends of the Autism Center
at Massachusetts Advocates for Children

October 30, 2014

Dr. Isaac Kohane, of Harvard Medical School and Boston’s Children’s Hospital, has been featured on Ted Talks and in Time Magazine.

In an intimate setting with Friends of the Autism Center, together with a noteworthy panel of practitioners, we will have the rare chance to ask Dr. Kohane questions about the practical applicability of his research – to medicine, policy and parenting.

Our panel of experts include: Dr. Margaret Bauman of ICCD, a leading clinician and researcher, Eileen Hagerty, Esq., a special education attorney and partner at Kotin, Crabtree, & Strong, and Susan Senator, renowned author and autism parent.

When:   5:30 - 7:00pm Thursday, November 13, 2014

Where: The Law Firm of DLA Piper,
                   33 Arch Street, 26th floor, Boston, MA 02110

Space is limited and pre-registration is required by Nov. 10th. RSVP to Tania Duarte at tduarte@massadvocates.org, or call 617-357-8431, ext. 229.


Published on Jul 17, 2013. From TEDMED 2013:
Biomedical informaticist, physician and i2b2 founder Dr. Isaac Kohane
wants to turn hospital data systems into "living laboratories"
to study the genetic basis of disease.

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This is an event of the Massachusetts Advocates for Children's "Friends of the Autism Center.” Annual membership is $250 per household. Prospective members are welcome to attend one trial event for free.

Membership dues support the Autism Center's comprehensive efforts to help children on the autism spectrum access services necessary to reach their full potential. The "Friends" connect at two events per year with other Autism advocates - advancing awareness, information, and policy.

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