Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA
Molecular Autism is a peer-reviewed, online open access journal that publishes high-quality basic, translational and clinical research that has relevance to the etiology, pathobiology, or treatment of autism and related neurodevelopmental conditions. Research that includes integration across levels is encouraged. Molecular Autism publishes empirical studies, reviews, and brief communications.
Joseph Buxbaum is a molecular geneticist and neuroscientist, Director of the Seaver Autism Center for Research and Treatment, and Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Prof. Buxbaum is the founder and co-lead investigator of the Autism Sequencing Consortium, an international collaboration to discover genes for autism, working with tens of thousands of individual DNA samples. Prof. Buxbaum has published over 200 articles and, together with Prof. Patrick Hof, has edited The Neuroscience of Autism Spectrum Disorders, which surveys the behavioral, neurobiological, and molecular aspects of autism.