Autism

Did you know that 1-in-68 children are diagnosed as ‘on the spectrum’ of ASD?

Autism, more commonly referred to as autism spectrum disorder (ASD) by clinicians and families, is a biological condition that limits a child’s ability to develop social relationships and communicate. As a result, children often have significant problems in learning and experience many behavioral difficulties. The condition is usually life-long, although overall outcome is improving.

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Olivier J. Manzoni, Ph.D., of INSERM, expert on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and anxiety disorders
Olivier J. Manzoni, Ph.D.
June 04, 2013
Researchers commonly use fear extinction as the main line of treatment for anxiety disorders. Extinction therapy aims to train the patient to distinguish non-...
Study by Stewart A. Anderson, M.D., expert on schizophrenia and autism
Study by Dr. Stewart Anderson
May 09, 2013
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation Scientific Council Member Stewart A. Anderson, M.D., co-led a study in which stem cells—cells that are capable of...
Jonathan Mill, Ph.D., of King's College London's Institute of Psychiatry, an autism researcher
Jonathan Mill, Ph.D
April 23, 2013
In the largest study of its kind to date, NARSAD Grant-supported researcher Jonathan Mill, Ph.D., of King's College London and the University of Exeter, and...
Robert Malenka, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Science, Stanford School of Medicine, an expert on autism
Robert Malenka, M.D., Ph.D.
April 18, 2013
Mutations of the neuroligin-3 gene have been found in individuals with autism spectrum disorder. In new research conducted in part at the laboratory of Robert...
The Cure Autism Fairy by Courtney Benton, an autisitc artist from Michigan
The Cure Autism Fairy by Courtney Benton
April 02, 2013
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation has funded nearly $300 million in NARSAD Research Grants to understand the causes and improve treatments for...

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