The Autism Tree Project Foundation Annual Neuroscience Conference is a day-long collaboration that showcases cutting-edge findings and innovations in the field of Neuroscience and Autism. The conference serves as a forum to bring together forward-thinking leaders and individuals interested in learning more about scientific synergy on an international level. This one day conference is attended by more than 450 innovators from the neuroscience community and will feature a mix of new research, a panel discussion on neurodiversity and Autism at Work, a Keynote Speaker and a panel featuring autistic individuals.

The ATPF Annual Neuroscience Conference is chaired by Alysson Muotri, Ph.D. of the Sanford Consortium for Regenerative Medicine and moderated by Roger Bingham of the Salk Institute. Click here to register today!

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Thank you to everyone who attended our 5th Annual Neuroscience Conference in 2019! Here are some highlights of the conference:



Thank you to our 2019 Visionary Sponsor:

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Special thank you to our 2019 Innovator Sponsor:

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Special thank you to our 2019 Underwriter:

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From Left: ATPF Board Chairman Todd Hoff, Garret Hoff & Alysson Muotri, Ph.D., Chairman of ATPF Annual Neuroscience Conference


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2018 & 2015 ATPF Neuroscience Conference "Living with Autism" Panel, moderated by Roger Bingham


2015 Panel Discussion: From Left: Alysson Muotri, Ph.D, Jean Novak, Ph.D., Doris Trauner, M.D., Ph.D, Kara Dodds, M.S., CCC-SLP


2016 Neuroscience Conference (from left): Conference Chairman Dr. Alysson Muotri, ATPF "Living With Autism" panelist Daniel Soto, Fred Gage, PhD., SALK President


2017 Neuroscience Conference Keynote Speaker, David Amaral, Ph.D. of the UC Davis MIND Institute

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2018 Neuroscience Conference Presenter, Lawrence Fung, M.D., Ph.D

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, Director, Stanford Neurodiversity Project

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2018 Keynote Speaker Joseph Gleeson, M.D.

Rady Professor of Neuroscience at the University of San Diego, Rady Children’s Hospital Director of Neuroscience at the Rady Children’s Genomic Institute


2019 Keynote Speaker, Elizabeth B. Torres, Ph.D. with ATPF Artist Joel Anderson and speaking on Autism at Work Panel

Director & Principal Investigator at The New Jersey Autism Center of Excellence

Principal Investigator of the Sensory Motor Integration Laboratory at Rutgers University

Computer Science Department’s Center for Computational Biomedicine Imaging & Modeling Center at the Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science at Rutgers University