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 Manzoni, Ph.D., Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale in France, autism expert
Olivier Manzoni, Ph.D.
December 17, 2012
From The Quarterly, Fall 2012 Supported with a NARSAD Independent Investigator Grant, an international team of scientists has made critical new discoveries...
Gavin Rumbaugh Ph.D., NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee and assistant professor at the Scripps Research Institute, Expert on Autism
Gavin Rumbaugh Ph.D.
November 12, 2012
Gavin Rumbaugh Ph.D., NARSAD Young Investigator Grantee and assistant professor at the Scripps Research Institute, led new research finding that mutations in a...
Matthew State, M.D., Ph.D., Donald J. Cohen Professor of Child Psychiatry, Psychiatry and Genetics, and Deputy Chairman for Research in the Department of Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine and expert on autism
Matthew State, M.D., Ph.D.
November 08, 2012
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation celebrated 25 years of Empowering Research for Productive Lives and honored eight extraordinary scientists at its...
Daniel Geschwind, M.D., Ph.D., Gordon and Virginia MacDonald Distinguished Chair in Human Genetics and is a professor of neurology and psychiatry at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Medicine, Expert on Autism
Daniel Geschwind, M.D., Ph.D.
November 07, 2012
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation celebrated 25 years of Empowering Research for Productive Lives and honored eight extraordinary scientists at its...
Jin Fan, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychiatry at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Jin Fan, Ph.D.
November 02, 2012
Jin Fan, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychiatry at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, used his NARSAD Young Investigator Grant to help identify...

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