SPD Scientific Work Group Participants

Marco, Elysa J., MD

Title: Assistant Clinical Professor & Director of Research, Autism & Neurodevelopment Center
Department: Neurology
Institution: University of California at San Francisco
Mailing Address: 350 Parnassus Ave, Ste 609, San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2567

Elysa Marco is a neurologist who specializes in cognitive and behavioral child neurology. She cares for children with various deficits of social cognition at both the UCSF Medical Center Pediatric Neurology Clinic and Autism and Neurodevelopment Clinic. Marco also conducts functional imaging research to evaluate cognition, behavior and emotion in children with autism and people with agenesis of the corpus callosum.

Marco received her medical degree at UCSF, where she also completed an internship in pediatrics and residency in neurology and child neurology, during which she was appointed chief resident of child neurology. She joined the UCSF neurology faculty in 2005 as a clinical instructor of child neurology. She is a member of various professional organizations, such as the Child Neurology Society, American Academy of Neurology, American Society of Human Genetics and Association of California Neurologists.