COLUMBIA (WACH) -- Lecture on Autism continues Caskey Lecture Series at The University of South Carolina.
The university's College of Arts and Sciences hosted "Autism: A New Genetic Approach" Thursday evening.
Dr. Arthur L. Beaudet, of Baylor College of Medicine, was on hand to discuss evidence that some forms of genetically-linked autism may be preventable.
The Centers for Disease Control estimates that 1 in 88 children has been identified with an autism spectrum disorder.
The Caskey Lecture Series was established in 2004 by Dr. C. Thomas Caskey to provide a public forum to address issues on the 21st century impact of biotechnology on medicine.