2009 SERGG Annual Conference
Renaissance Asheville Hotel
August 8th, 2009
About the Presentation
On August 8, 2009, Dr. Paul Law of the Kennedy Krieger Institute at Johns Hopkins University presented “The Interactive Autism Network (IAN)” at the Southeastern Regional Genetics Group, Inc. (SERGG) 27th Annual Meeting in Asheville, NC.
Dr. Paul Law is Director of Medical Informatics at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. He is also an Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Law earned his MD from Johns Hopkins University and received a MPH degree from the JHU School of Public Health. He also completed his pediatric residency and a health informatics fellowship at Johns Hopkins.
Dr. Law has extensive experience in the design and implementation of health research studies in autism and international health. In 1996, he began a collaborative project with the Cure Autism Now Foundation to develop the Internet System for Assessing Autistic Children (ISAAC). Currently, ISAAC is being used by projects at the CDC, NIH, and academic institutions (both domestically and internationally).
He joined Kennedy Krieger in 2005 to lead a project to develop the Interactive Autism Network (IAN), a new national autism database and to support other researchers at the Institute through the discipline of health research informatics.
As a consultant to the World Health Organization, Dr. Law is working on an initiative to develop an international on-line community of child health researchers in developing countries. His international work has taken him to India, Bangladesh, Egypt and Haiti.
Dr. Law is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Medical Informatics Association and Delta Omega, the Honorary Society in Public Health.
Selected Publications by the Presenter
Law P, Lehmann H: Informatics Inventory of Autism Clinical Research in Practice. National Library of Medicine Training Conference 2005.
Law P, Hoen T, Hart N: Fostering Autism Research through ISAAC, a Scalable Web Application. Medinfo 2004; 2004(CD):1708
Hollander E, Phillips A, King BH, Guthrie D, Aman MG, Law P, Owley T, Robinson R: Impact of recent findings on study design of future autism clinical trials. CNS Spectrums 2004; 9(1):49-56
Belsito KM, Law PA, Kirk KS, Landa RJ, Zimmerman AW: Lamotrigine therapy for autistic disorder: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial. Journal of Autism and Related Developmental Disorders 2001; 31(2):175-81
Comi AM, Zimmerman AW, Frye VH, Law PA, Peeden JN: Familial clustering of autoimmune disorders and evaluation of medical risk factors in autism. Journal of Child Neurology 1999; 14(6):388-94