Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Ornitz, Edward

  • Fred R. VolkmarEmail author
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-6435-8_1867-3

Name and Degrees

Edward M Ornitz
  • 1945–1948 B.S. Stanford University, Palo Alto, California

  • 1948–1952 M.D. Stanford University, School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California.

Major Appointments (Institution, Location, Dates)

  • 1952–1953 Internship, Los Angeles County General Hospital, Los Angeles, California

  • 1955–1958 Psychiatry Residence and Research Fellow, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

  • 1958–1960 Fellow in Child Psychiatry, Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT

  • December 1960–February 1965 Staff Psychiatrist, Reiss-Davis Clinic for Child Guidance, Los Angeles, California.

  • September 1963–July 2006 Clinical Instructor, Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor in Residence, Department of Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine.

  • July 2006–Present Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine.

Major Honors and Awards

Dr. Ornitz has been invited to and delivered presentations at numerous national and international meetings. He has been the...

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References and Reading

  1. Frankland, P. W., Wang, Y., Rosner, B., Shimizu, T., Balleine, B. W., Dykens, E. M., et al. (2004). Sensorimotor gating abnormalities in young males with fragile X syndrome and Fmr1-knockout mice. Molecular Psychiatry, 9(4), 417–425.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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  10. Yuhas, J., Cordeiro, L., Ballinger, E., Schneider, A., Hessl, D., Tassone, F., et al. (2011). Brief report: Sensorimotor gating in idiopathic autism and autism associated with fragile X syndrome. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 41(2), 248–253.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Child Study Center, Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Pediatrics and PsychologyYale University School of MedicineNew HavenUSA