Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Recent Insights Into the Genomics and Biology of Autism Spectrum Disorder (Part II)
(This is a continuation of a presentation that began on June 4, 2019. Video of the first part is available on our YouTube channel.)

Matthew W. State, MD, PhD
Oberndorf Family Distinguished Professor
Chair, Department of Psychiatry
Director, Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute
President, Langley Porter Psychiatric Hospital and Clinics
UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


Learning objectives:
At the end of this presentation, learners will:

  • Understand the importance of de novo mutations for gene discovery in autism
  • Be able to identify specific genes and genomic regions that increase the risk for this syndrome
  • Understand the rationale for genomic testing in individuals presenting with autism spectrum disorder


Remote live streaming locations:

  • Zuckerberg San Francisco General: Bldg. 5, Room 7M30B
  • San Francisco VA Medical Center: Bldg. 8, Room 313
  • Clearlake VA Clinic
  • Eureka VA Clinic
  • San Bruno VA Clinic
  • San Francisco VA Downtown Clinic
  • Santa Rosa VA Clinic
  • Ukiah VA Clinic

Live streaming is also available at


Grand Rounds presentations are for educational purposes and intended for a professional audience only.

To qualify for CME credit for this event, participants must (1) attend in-person or at one of the approved live streaming locations listed above; and (2) sign in at their location.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 8:30am to 9:30am

HSW-301 Auditorium
513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143