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Spotlight on Faculty Research: Autism

April 17, 2012

Spotlight on Faculty Research: Autism Eric Courchesne Eric Courchesne is a professor in the Department of Neurosciences and the overall director and principle investigator of the UCSD Autism Center of Excellence. He is also the director of the UCSD Autism Center’s MRI Project on early brain development in autism. Courchesne…

Study Finds New Evidence that Autism Begins During Pregnancy

April 3, 2014

…Finds New Evidence that Autism Begins During Pregnancy Research headed by scientists at UC San Diego Autism Center of Excellence Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Allen Institute for Brain Science have published a study that gives clear and direct new evidence that…

Autism Rates Continue to Rise in California

March 23, 2023

Autism rates are on the rise in the United States, and especially in California. UC San Diego researchers link changing rates and demographics to increased early-detection.

Metabolism of Autism Reveals Developmental Origins

May 10, 2024

New insights into the metabolism of autism from researchers at UC San Diego could help inform early detection and prevention strategies for the disorder.

UC San Diego Researchers Join Largest Autism Study Ever in United States

April 21, 2016

Autism experts at University of California San Diego Autism Center of Excellence (ACE) at the School of Medicine will be part of the largest autism study ever undertaken in the United States – an effort to collect information and DNA from 50,000 individuals, ages 3 to 100, with the neurodevelopmental…

Tapping Untapped Talent

October 11, 2018

…whom are on the autism spectrum—to strengthen their technology and professional skills in preparation for a career. Photos by Erik Jepsen/UC San Diego Publications She kept it a secret for most of her life, fearing she would be treated differently. But now, Lauren Taylor is more candid about being autistic.…

Toddlers’ Attention to ‘Motherese’ Speech May Be Used to Diagnose Autism

February 8, 2023

Toddlers’ level of attention to “motherese” speech can be used as a biomarker for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). UC San Diego scientists developed a new eye-tracking test to measure it, which can accurately identify toddlers with a subtype of ASD.

Autism Linked with Excess of Neurons in Prefrontal Cortex

November 8, 2011

A study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego Autism Center of Excellence shows that brain overgrowth in boys with autism involves an abnormal, excess number of neurons in areas of the brain associated with social, communication and cognitive development.

Autism Genes Activate During Fetal Brain Development

February 18, 2015

Scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have found that mutations that cause autism in children are connected to a pathway that regulates brain development.

UC San Diego Research Funded By CIRM to Identify Potential Autism Drug Targets

August 28, 2013

A researcher at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine is among principal investigators at 10 California institutions receiving Early Translational IV Research grants, totaling $40 million, approved today by the governing board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) at its meeting in San Diego.

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