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Theme 3: Plasticity and Memory

Translational research in Autism Spectrum Disorders

As clinician, I work as Child and Adolescent psychiatrist at Karakter, which is the largest organization for Child- and Adolescent psychiatry in the Netherlands (40 Child- and Adolescent psychiatrist are working in Karakter). With my research group we focus on clinical assessment, neuroimaging, genetics and educational and pharmacological intervention studies in developmental disorders, in particular translational research in Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Name: Wouter Staal
Telephone: 024-3614244

Visiting address: Department of Cognitive Neuroscience
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre
Reinier Postlaan 10
6525 CG Nijmegen
The Netherlands
Postal address: Department of Cognitive Neuroscience
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical entre
P.O. Box 9101
6500 HB Nijmegen
The Netherlands

Key publications

Reaction on 'Admission to child and adolescent psychiatry: how do we provide for the right to a confidential advisor?' Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie v60 n9 (2018 09 01): 650-651. Herpers, P.C.M., Staal, W.G., Meijdenberg, J. van den

Differences of Symptom Distribution Across Adult Age in High Functioning Individuals on the Autism Spectrum Using Subscales of the Autism Spectrum Quotiënt. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, Vol. 48, p.3939-3944. ISSN 0162-3257. 2018. Siebes, R.A., Muntjewerff, J.W., Staal, W.G.

EHMT1 mosaicism in apparently unaffected parents is associated with autism spectrum disorder and neurocognitive dysfunction. Molecular Autism, Vol. 9. ISSN 2040-2392, 2018. Boer, A. de, Vermeulen, K., Egger, J.I.M., Janzing, J.G., Leeuw, N. de, Veenstra-Knol, H.E., Hollander, N.S. den, Bokhoven, J.H.L.M. van, Staal, W.G., Kleefstra, T.

Medical comorbidities in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders and attention deficit hyperactivity disorders: a systematic review. European Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Vol. 26, p.1093-1103. ISSN 1018-8827, 2017. Muskens, J.B., Velders, F.P., Staal, W.G.

Self-regulation and quality of life in high-functioning young adults with autism. Autism, Vol. 21, p.896-906. ISSN 1362-3613. Dijkhuis, R.R., Ziermans, T.B., Rijn, S. Van, Staal, W.G., Swaab, H.

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Translational research in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Associate Principal Investigator

Dr. W.G. Staal