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UNC to launch unprecedented collaboration to improve services for young children with autism and their families
Multiple programs at UNC to utilize $900,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Located in News / 2014 / January
ASPIRE Research: Autism and Irritability Study
ASPIRE is conducting a research study for 6 to 17 year olds who experience irritability related to autism. The study is looking at an investigational medication called lurasidone to find out whether it is safe and effective in managing irritability in children and teenagers with autism.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / July 24
UNC researchers pinpoint chemo effect on brain cells, potential link to autism
The common chemotherapy drug topotecan disrupts a gene integral for neuron communication, though the effects are reversible. The research also homes in on an underlying cause of autism.
Located in News / 2014 / December
Faulty cell signaling derails cerebral cortex development, could it lead to autism?
UNC School of Medicine researchers pinpoint signaling problems in the progenitor cells crucial for proper neuron generation and organization.
Located in News / 2017 / September
UNC researchers featured on UNC-TV for autism research breakthroughs
The collaboration of Mark Zylka, PhD, and Ben Philpot, PhD, led to a new discovery about potential underlying causes of autism
Located in News / 2014 / October
Is It ADHD? Looking At Signs and Symptoms
One in 10 children age 5-17 in the U.S. is diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD), but sometimes the signs are very tough to spot. Dr. Daniel Moran gives some insights on what parents should look for.
Located in UNC Children's News / News / 2017
The Atlantic tells story of adult autism through research at UNC
Joseph Piven, MD, and his team are trying to fill the gaps in our understanding of what it has meant and will mean to live with autism as older adults.
Located in News / 2015 / December
UNC researchers receive $2.85-million NIH BRAIN Initiative grant
Led by Bryan L. Roth, MD, PhD, three UNC labs will develop the next generation neuroscience tool-kit to accelerate novel treatments for neuropsychiatric and a host of other diseases.
Located in News / 2014 / October
Three UNC scientists awarded research grant for autism spectrum disorders
Drs. Ben Philpot, Mark Zylka, and Bryan Roth have been awarded a $1,050,000 grant from the Simons Foundation to identify drug-like compounds for the treatment of autism spectrum disorders.
Located in News / 2011 / February
The Art of Clinical Science
Gabriel Dichter, PhD, earned a Hettleman Prize for his work imaging and elucidating brain regions involved in various aspects of autism, depression, and other neurological conditions.
Located in News / 2015 / October