Abha R Gupta, MD, PhD

Associate Research Scientist in Pediatrics (General Pediatrics) and in the Child Study Center

Research Interests

Autism Spectrum Disorders; Regression; Human genetics; Neuroscience

Research Summary

Abha Gupta is interested in the genetic basis and neurobiology of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).

Extensive Research Description

Abha Gupta is investigating the genetic basis and neurobiology of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). She is especially interested in regression in autism and is collaborating with research groups at the Child Study Center on an imaging genomics project on late-onset, severe regressive autism.

Selected Publications

  • Bakkaloglu B, O’Roak BJ, Louvi A, Gupta AR, Abelson JF, Morgan TM, Chawarska K, Klin A, Ercan-Sencicek AG, Stillman AA, Tanriover G, Abrahams BS, Duvall JA, Robbins EM, Geschwind DH, Biederer T, Gunel M, Lifton RP, and State MW. (2008) “Molecular cytogenetic analysis and resequencing of Contactin Associated Protein-Like 2 in Autism Spectrum Disorder,” American Journal of Human Genetics 82: 165-173.
  • Volkmar FR, Westphal A, Gupta AR, Wiesner L. (2008) “Medical issues associated with ASD” in Chawarska K, Klin A, Volkmar F (eds) Autism Spectrum Disorders in Infants and Toddlers: Diagnosis, Assessment and Treatment. New York: Guilford Press.
  • Gupta AR and State MW. (2007) “Recent Advances in the Genetics of Autism,” Biological Psychiatry 61(4): 429-437.
  • Gupta AR and State MW. (2006) “Autism: genetics,” Brazilian Journal of Psychiatry 28: S29-38.

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