Jane Yip

Jane Yip obtained her PhD from the University of Newcastle, Australia, specializing in neuropharmacology. She completed her post-doctoral training at Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, USA. Her research is on the brain circuit that underlies neurological disorders including autism, schizophrenia, and depression. She has published in peer-review journals. Although trained in drug development, she emphasizes the application of the science of behavior to treat mental disorders, and uses natural environment modification as a treatment modality. She pioneered the use of portable brain imaging to guide behavior treatment in autism. She has a practice that offers brain mapping. The practice also treats patients with autism using applied behavior analysis (ABA). She is the director of a clinical center for the treatment of autism, Autism Parent Care. As a member of ABA international, multicultural alliance, and an NGO member of United Nations, she works on outreach projects in Asia to advance the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Bill aiming to promote better recognition of individuals with mental disabilities, including autism. Her overarching aim to is advance treatment intervention for autism.

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