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UVA Children’s is one of 20 leading autism care centers joining the national 

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When the coronavirus pandemic first forced universities and labs to close, research teams raced to save their work and adjust to a socially distant world.

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Meghan Puglia is an assistant professor of neurology.

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learners with autism need workplace experience too

People with autism spectrum disorders have a lot to offer in the workplace, especially if employers can learn to make the right accommodations.

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UVA’s one-of-a-kind database, Autism DRIVE, combines information on current research and evidence-based resources available across the state.

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Dr. Jennifer Burnsed and her team have mapped regions of the brain affected during seizures, and plan to compare their findings with brain activity later in life.

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A pioneering autism researcher at the University of Virginia School of Medicine is spearheading an ambitious effort to understand how autism spectrum disorders differ in boys and girls as

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By collaborating with experts, advocates and families in the Charlottesville community, autism researchers at UVA are growing the local support network while advancing cutting-edge resear

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BRAIN

As the baby boom generation in the United States ages, more people are experiencing cognitive decline, including Alzheimer’s disease.

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Founded in 2013, the University of Virginia’s Data Science Institute has always had collaboration at the heart of its mission.

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In the early 1990s, Ron Suskind was just beginning a promising job as a political reporter with the Wall Street Journal when his son Owen, just shy of 3 years old, suddenly disappeared –

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Across the country, families wait an average of three years between noticing signs of autism and receiving the diagnosis, resulting in critical delays in obtaining intervention and suppor

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New research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests that the risk of developing autism-spectrum disorders is determined by the mother's microbiome - the collection of

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A new paper led by the University of Virginia and just published in the journal Behavioral and Brain Sciences is pushing back hard on the notion that people with autism are not interested

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A research study conducted by Micah Mazurek, Associate Professor in the Curry School of Education and an autism expert, has been selected as one of the top 20 most important advances in a