- December 24, 2021
Assistant Professor and iTHRIV Scholar Julia Basso is using electroencephalography to record brain activity while studying the clinical utility of dance for individuals with autism spectrum disorder.
- January 25, 2021A team of researchers led by Dr. Dora M. Raymaker, one of few openly autistic researchers, used a community-based participatory research (CBPR) approach to conduct an inaugural study on autistic burnout. Findings draw attention to the syndrome, long recognized by autistic people but not formally investigated, and will inform future research, prevention strategies, and interventions. Autistic
The Congenital and Perinatal Infections Consortium (CPIC) is focused on reducing the morbidity and mortality of rare viral infections such as congenital cytomegalovirus (CMV) disease, neonatal herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection, and neonatal viral sepsis caused by enteroviruses (EVs) and the related human parechoviruses (HPeVs). These infections have been grouped together because of their
- September 11, 2020Why don't we see more young girls with autism? To tackle this big, complicated question, Clare Harrop, PhD - a developmental psychologist at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - started small with a TraCS $2K pilot award. Curious what you can do with such a small grant award? Harrop describes the $2K grant as a gateway that opened doors to many other opportunities. "I did not expect
- August 21, 2020Children with autism born to mothers who had immune conditions during their pregnancy are more likely to have behavioral and emotional problems, a UC Davis Health study has found. The study examined maternal immune history as a predictor of symptoms in children with autism. “We tested the ability of maternal immune history to predict ASD symptoms and the possible role that the sex of the offspring
- June 18, 2018
A UCLA research team, led by Ariana Anderson, an assistant professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine, has created Chatterbaby, an app that uses artifical intellegence to tell parents that their infant is crying -- and why the baby is upset. Available for free on iPhone and Android devices and at Chatterbaby.org, the app allows parents to record and