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Epigenetics of the pathogenesis of language and speech impairments: Biological systems and behavioral development​
December 8-10, 2010
Mission Tempe Palms, Phoenix, AZ

Supported by the Merrill Advanced Studies Center, the Oregon Health and Science University, and the University of Kansas Medical Center
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Pictured left to right - back row: John Colombo, Moshe Szyf, John Gilmore, Frank Bloomfield, Dennis Drayna, David Poeppel, Matthias Groszer, John Niparko, George Siberry.Seated, front row : Lisa Freund, Silvia Paracchini, Judith Cooper, Helen Tager-Flusberg, Mabel Rice, Joan Hunt, Peggy McCardle, Shelley Smith, Evelyn Haaheim. (Group photo by Tim Trumble.) 

Meeting agenda (.pdf)

Seventeen research scholars from North America, Europe and New Zealand met to share the latest research on the Epigenetics of language and speech impairments. Mabel Rice, Director of the Merrill Center, was joined by Joan Hunt, University Distinguished Professor and Vice Chancellor for Biomedical Research Infrastructure at the University of Kansas Medical Center, to conduct the opening session.

For more about the presenters, view the Participant List (.pdf).

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