Friday, October 19



UCLA professor studies infants’ brains for autism research

UCLA professor studies infants’ brains for autism research "UCLA professor studies infants’ brains for autism research"

Rates of autism are on the rise, with 1 in 50 American children being diagnosed as affected by the disorder. Dr. Susan Bookheimer, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at the David Geffen School of Medicine and recipient of an Autism Centers of Excellence Center Grant, is scanning the brains of infants, searching to find which areas are affected, with the hopes of devising methods of treatment. Read more...



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