In this presentation, Dr. Karen Pierce briefly reviews best practice tips for conducting pediatric eye tracking research. She also reviews her tracking research program aimed at discovering early diagnostic and prognostic markers of ASD as young as 12 months, thereby helping to facilitate early detection and treatment engagement. Moreover, she also reviews how her team is combining eye tracking data with other modalities such as brain imaging to discover unique biotypes of ASD.
Dr. Karen Pierce received her Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego and is currently a professor in the Department of Neurosciences at UCSD and Co-Director of the UCSD Autism Center of Excellence. She is an internationally recognized autism expert and conducts research spanning a range of areas including screening and early diagnosis, eye tracking, brain imaging and genetics.