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TEACCH Autism Program receives $120,000 grant from Autism Speaks
Principal investigator Mark Klinger, and co-investigator, Laura Klinger, will assess the effectiveness of the TEACCH School Transition to Employment Program (TSTEP) for adolescents and young adults (ages 16 – 21) with ASD.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / Jan. 9
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
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
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
Two UNC faculty receive Autism Centers of Excellence grants for new research
Multimillion dollar grants further enhance UNC’s recognition as one of the world’s top autism research centers
Located in News / 2012 / September
UNC autism article named one of top 10 papers of 2015
Researchers at the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities tracking age-related issues of autism identified an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease in this high-impact paper.
Located in News / 2016 / February
UNC Autism Paper Makes Top 10 List
Mark Shen, PhD, at the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, was first author on a scientific paper last November that Autism Speaks named as one of the top 10 research papers in 2018.
Located in News / 2019 / January
UNC autism research featured on WRAL
Joseph Piven, MD, professor of psychiatry, director of the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, was interviewed by WRAL for a story about the link between eye movement and autism.
Located in Vital Signs / 2013 / May 30
UNC child neurologist finds potential route to better treatments for Fragile X, autism
C.J. Malanga discovered that three specific drugs affect three different kinds of neurotransmitter receptors that all seem to play roles in Fragile X Syndrome.
Located in News / 2013 / October
UNC expands brain imaging study of infants at risk for autism
A study led by UNC researchers using brain imaging of infants to examine changes in their brains and behavior that may mark the onset of autistic symptoms is being substantially expanded after receiving an additional $3.25 million in funding.
Located in Vital Signs / 2008 / November