Presentations

Recent Presentations

Upcoming presentations:

Hogan-Brown, A.L., Losh, M., & Gordon, P. Rapid automatized naming in individuals with autism and their siblings. Accepted for oral presentation at the 2014 Illinois Speech-Language Hearing Association Annual Convention, Rosemont, IL.

Hogan-Brown, A.L., Barstein, J., Shah, S., Stiehl, C., & Losh, M. Pupillary responses to emotional faces in individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their unaffected siblings. Submitted for presentation at the 2014 International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), Atlanta, GA.

Recent presentations:

2013

Martin, G.E., Zajac, D.J., Lamarche, E., & Losh, M. Prosody in boys with autism with and without fragile X syndrome. Poster presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Chicago, IL.

Hogan-Brown, A.L. Eye-voice lead during rapid automatized naming: Evidence of reduced automaticity in individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their siblings. Presentation given to the Roxelyn & Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

Hogan-Brown, A.L. & Killian, T. From science to intervention: Clinical implications of pragmatic language difficulties in children with autism and their relatives. Presentation given to the Roxelyn & Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

Losh, M., Hogan-Brown, A., Maltman, N., & Lee, M. Shared endophenotypes in FMR1 premutation carriers and relatives of individuals with autism. Paper presented at the 1st International Conference on the FMR1 Premutation: Basic Mechanisms and Clinical Involvement, Perugia, Italy.

Hogan-Brown, A., & Losh, M. Pragmatic language characteristics of adolescents with autism and their siblings. International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), San Sebastian, Spain.

Hornickel, J., Losh, M., Martin, G., McGrath, S. & Durante, G. Signaling of noncomprehension by children with autism, with and without fragile X syndrome. International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), San Sebastian, Spain.

Klusek, J., Losh, M., & Martin, G. E. Physiological arousal in autism and fragile X syndrome. Poster presented at the Gatlinburg Conference on Research and Theory in Intellectual Developmental Disabilities, San Antonio, TX.

Losh, M. Endophenotypes as a guided study into the causes of autism. Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL.

Losh, M. Identifying autism endophenotypes through cross-population studies. Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

2012

Hornickel, J., Losh, M., & Kraus, N. Auditory brainstem responses reflect differences among families with and without a history of ASD. Midwest Autism Consortium, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Hogan-Brown, A., Thomas, B.B., Lynn, K.M., Kravis, B.D., Wassink, T., Martin, G. E., & M. Losh. Visual processing of complex social scenes in women with the FMR1 premutation. National Fragile X Foundation Conference, Miami, FL.

Klusek, J., Losh, M., & Martin, G.E. Agreement of clinical and research diagnoses of autism among boys and girls with fragile X syndrome. National Fragile X Foundation Conference, Miami, FL.

Martin, G.E., Losh, M., Estigarribia, B., & Sideris, J. Language production over time in boys with fragile X syndrome with and without autism. National Fragile X Foundation Conference, Miami, FL.

McGrath, S., Martin, G.E., Losh, M., & Durante, G. Signaling noncomprehension of a spoken message in children with fragile X syndrome and autism. National Fragile X Foundation Conference, Miami, FL.

Hogan-Brown, A., Lynn, K.M., Kravis, B.D., Thomas, B.B., & Losh, M. An eye tracking study of rapid automatized naming ability in adult siblings of individuals with ASD. International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), Toronto, Ontario.

Hogan-Brown, A., Friend, N., Ayres, L., & Losh, M. Narrative ability in autism and the broad autism phenotype. International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), Toronto, Ontario.

Klusek, J., Losh, M., & Martin, G.E. Gender differences in pragmatic language features associated with the broad autism phenotype among parents of children with autism. International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), Toronto, Ontario.

Losh, M., Esserman, D., Anckarsäter, H., Sullivan, P.F., & Lichtenstein, P. Low birth weight as a risk factor for autism. Prenatal Programming and Toxicity III. Environmental Stressors in the Developmental Origins of Disease: Evidence and Mechanisms, Paris, France.

Losh, M.  Endophenotypes: A guided inquiry into the causes of autism. Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington.

Losh, M.  Identifying autism endophenotypes: Studies of language and social-cognition. Simons Initiative on Autism and the Brain Autism Consortium, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Losh, M.  Developmental, neuropsychological, and genetic perspectives on autism. Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Rosemont, IL.

2011

Losh, M. & Martin, G.E.  Family studies of autism and fragile X syndrome. Chicago Fragile X Research Group, Northwestern University.

Martin, G., Losh, M., Harris, A., Hopp, C., & Sideris, J.  Pragmatic language in boys and girls with fragile X syndrome. American Speech Language Hearing Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Harris, A., Losh, M., Dillon, E., Wilson, K., Sam, A., Honeycutt, B., Lamarche, E. & Martin, G. The role of attachment and narrative in parental coping with a child’s diagnosis of autism. International Meeting for Autism Research, San Diego, CA.

Hogan-Brown, A., Mueffelmann, D., Martin, G. & Losh, M. Narrative abilities in boys with autism and fragile X syndrome. International Meeting for Autism Research, San Diego, CA.

Klusek, J., Losh, M., & Martin, G. Expressive language profiles of children with idiopathic autism and fragile X syndrome. International Meeting for Autism Research, San Diego, CA.

Hogan-Brown, A.  A study of narrative competence in children with autism and fragile X syndrome: Initial findings and directions for future research. Midwest Autism Consortium, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL.

2010 

Losh, M.  Clinical and neuropsychological overlap of autism and fragile X syndrome: Evidence for the role of FMR1 in autism symptomatology. IX International Congress Autism- Europe, Catania, Italy

Losh, M.  Developmental, longitudinal, and cross-population studies to identify autism endophenotypes. Invited lecture, 11th Annual CHGR Genetics Symposium, Vanderbilt University.

Losh, M. Family studies of autism: Identifying genetically meaningful phenotypes. Invited lecture, Midwest Autism Consortium Meeting, University of Illinois, Chicago.

Harris, A., Losh, M., & Martin, G. Diagnosing autism in fragile X syndrome with the revised ADOS algorithms and severity metric. International Fragile X Conference, Detroit, MI.

Klusek, J. & Losh, M. Verbal fluency in relatives of individuals with fragile X and autism: Exploring gene-behavior relationships. International Fragile X Conference, Detroit, MI.

Losh, M., Martin, G., Klusek, J., Dillon, E., Hopp, C., Harris, A., Goff, G. & Piven, J.  Personality, language, and neuropsychological features in relatives of individuals with FXS and relatives of individuals with autism. International Fragile X Conference, Detroit, MI.

Martin, G. Losh, M., Klusek, J., Harris, A., Hopp, C., & Sideris, J. Social language in boys with fragile X syndrome and boys with autism. International Fragile X Conference, Detroit, MI.

Cardwell, R.L., Martin, G.E., & Losh, M. Communicative repair skills in boys with autism and fragile X syndrome. International Meeting for Autism Research, Philadelphia, PA.

Dillon, E.F., Losh, M., Goff, G., & Sanders, E.J. Language discourse profiles in the Broad Autism Phenotype. International Meeting for Autism Research, Philadelphia, PA.

Harris, A., Losh, M. & Martin, G.E.  Diagnosing autism in fragile X syndrome with the revised ADOS algorithms and severity score. International Meeting for Autism Research, Philadelphia, PA.

Klusek, J. & Losh, M.  The role of FMR1 in the language profile associated with the Broad Autism Phenotype. International Meeting for Autism Research, Philadelphia, PA.

Losh, M., Martin, G.E., & Klusek, J. Clinical and neuropsychological overlap in the Broad Autism Phenotype and the FMR1 premutation. International Meeting for Autism Research, Philadelphia, PA.

Martin, G.E., Losh, M., Klusek, J., & Harris, A.  Pragmatic language and social cognitive overlap in children with autism and fragile X syndrome. International Meeting for Autism Research, Philadelphia, PA.

Martin, G.E., Losh, M., Klusek, J., & Sideris, J.  Pragmatic language in boys with fragile X syndrome and autism. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, Philadelphia, PA.

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