Marilyn Simons
Marilyn Simons


Over 150 guests attended The Fall Parents & Science Program—The Autism Enigma—held at The Rockefeller University on November  6, 2008. University of Michigan clinical psychologist, Catherine Lord, Ph.D., and Simons Foundation Scientific Director, Gerald Fischbach, M.D. were joined by distinguished Rockefeller scientists, Paul Greengard, Ph.D. and Nathaniel Heintz, Ph.D. These experts explored recent discoveries related to autism spectrum disorders and fielded questions from the audience.  

Richard Lifton, M.D., Ph.D.
The Rockefeller University

Parents & Science
Faculty Advisor

Bruce S. McEwen, Ph.D.
Alfred E. Mirsky Professor
Harold and Margaret Milliken Hatch
Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology

Parents & Science Leadership


Daniella Lipper Coules
Talbott Simonds

Steering Committee

Rebecca Anikstein
John Bernstein
Charles W. Caulkins
Karen de Saint Phalle
Blair Pillsbury Enders
Wendy Ettinger
Kathy Heinzelman
Tania Neild, Ph.D.
Ilona Nemeth
Marean Pompidou
Courtney Smith Rae
Loli Echavarria Roosevelt
Kimberly Kravis Schulhof
Roxy Zajac

Scientific Advisory Council

Evelyn Attia, M.D.
BJ Casey, Ph.D.
Myron Hofer, M.D.
Ilene Sackler Lefcourt
Margaret McCarthy, Ph.D.
Richard Nisbett, Ph.D.
Michael Thompson, Ph.D.

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