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Investigator Profiles

  • Tim Roberts: Sounding out a signature for autism
    24 October 2013
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    Tim Roberts knits together physics, medicine and technology to trace the origins of language processing problems in the brain, hoping to identify a telltale signature, or biomarker, for autism.

  • Elliott Sherr: Coaching teams to tackle autism's mysteries
    10 October 2013
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    Elliott Sherr is unraveling the effects of genetics and brain structure in a handful of disparate disorders that each illuminates some aspect of autism.

  • Simon Fisher: Hunting on the FOXP2 trail
    20 May 2013
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    Simon Fisher made headlines in 2001 for finding the first gene related to language. He has been following FOXP2 ever since, and has found that it is important in autism and other psychiatric disorders.

  • Matthew Goodwin: Bridging disciplines for autism care
    8 April 2013
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    Matthew Goodwin aims to use wearable sensors and computational techniques to help scientists understand hand flapping and other behaviors in children with autism.

  • Andrew Meltzoff & Patricia Kuhl: Joint attention to mind
    11 February 2013
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    Husband and wife research team Andrew Meltzoff and Patricia Kuhl have shown that learning is a fundamentally social process, beginning in early infancy.

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