Ami Klin: A new way to diagnose autism
Ami Klin - Autism researcher
Ami Klin is an award winning autism spectrum disorder researcher finding new avenues for early diagnosis. Full bio
About the speaker:Ami Klin - Autism researcher
Ami Klin is an award winning autism spectrum disorder researcher finding new avenues for early diagnosis.
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Born in Brazil to Holocaust survivors, Ami Klin is the Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar Professor and Chief of the Division of Autism and Developmental Disabilities at Emory University School of Medicine, and Director of the Marcus Autism Center, a subsidiary of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. After studying psychology, political science and history at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Klin received his PhD in Psychology at the University of London in 1988. He completed clinical and research post-doctoral fellowships at the Yale Child Study Center at the Yale University School of Medicine -- where he would direct the Autism Program as Harris Professor of Child Psychology & Psychiatry. He has written in over over 180 publications, including five books on the subject of Autism.
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