Prof. Jan Buitelaar presents scientific background on the clinical implications and diagnostic differential issues associated with the overlap of ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Prof. Jan Buitelaar, paediatric and youth psychiatry expert, studies ADHD, autism, and antisocial behaviour in children. With more than thirty years of experience and an exceptionally interdisciplinary approach, he contributes significantly to research on psychiatric conditions.
Prof. Jan Buitelaar is leading the research group on neuropsychiatric and developmental disorders, principal investigator at the Radboud University Medical Centre, and head of Karakter Child and Adolescent Psychiatry University Centre.
His research is focused on ADHD, autism, and aggression and impulsivity-related disorders. He applies an interdisciplinary approach that integrates clinical and phenotypic studies, neuroimaging, cognitive research, genetics, pharmacology and preclinical approaches. He received the research award of the Dutch Society for Psychiatry in 2011 and is the main applicant of a large number of international and national awarded grants.