Updates on emerging research on the role of epigenetics in the etiology of autism. From the 2013 ARI Think Tank.
Dr. James is a Research Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and the Director of the Autism Metabolic Genomics Laboratory at the Arkansas Children’ Hospital Research Institute. She received her undergraduate degree from Mills College in Oakland CA and her PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry from UCLA. Dr. James has 25 years research experience and is nationally and internationally recognized as an expert on folate and glutathione metabolism. Dr. James has published over 140 peer-reviewed papers and has received the American Society for Nutritional Sciences award for innovative research contributing to the understanding of human nutrition and disease. She is also the co-director of ARI’s Scientific Advisory Board.