Here are our introductory comments:

Our presentation today is ‘Discussing Syngap1 Related Developmental Disorders’

I have the pleasure to introduce today’s speaker Dr. Holly Harris.

Dr. Harris is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and practicing physician at the Meyer Center for Developmental Pediatrics, a part of Texas Children’s Hospital, her in Houston.  She obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Medical Humanities and Chemistry at Baylor University.  Proceeding this Dr. Harris received her Doctor of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in 2012.  She completed her residency in Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital where she also received her Fellowship.

Dr. Harris has received many awards and she is committed to providing family-centered and evidence-based care for children with neurodevelopmental challenges.  Her research interests are in Autism Spectrum Disorder to include SYNGAP1.  Dr. Harris’ clinical interests include ASD, ID, ADHD, learning disabilities, anxiety, genetic and metabolic disorders, behavioral concerns and prematurity.

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