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News

Since CAR's founding in 2008, we've generated substantial interest in our work. The articles below will provide more information about our Center, our research findings, and other items of interest to the autism community. For more detailed information on our findings and results, please read past issues of the CAR newsletter or click here to view a list of Findings and Publications.

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U.S. autism rates up 30% in two years, N.J. is highest in study (03/28/2014)

Autism Science Foundation Announces Research Enhancement Grant Recipients (11/15/2013)

Lack of eye contact in infancy may signal autism (11/13/2013)

New program addresses adult care for autism (11/13/2013)

Riding a horse brings autistic boy out of his shell (11/13/2013)

Tim Roberts-Sounding out a signature for autism (10/25/2013)

Power Women 2013-Dr. Susan Levy (09/30/2013)

Autistic brain circuits make mother's voice just another sound (09/04/2013)

Autism Expert Consulted for Placenta Study Coverage (08/19/2013)

Searching Brain Pathways for Clues on Autism (08/19/2013)

Brain changes of autism may begin in the womb (08/19/2013)

Programs address needs of New Haven adults with autism (08/19/2013)

Kicking off autism awareness (04/15/2013)

Local family raises $1,000 for Eagles autism event (04/15/2013)

Is it a developmental delay? (02/06/2013)

Researchers Link 25 New Gene Variants to Autism (02/06/2013)

Looking For Early Signs of Autism (VIDEO) (02/06/2013)

Discovery of Pre-symptom Marker of Autism (01/03/2013)

Putting the Pieces Back Together-The Aftermath of the Newtown Tragedy (12/20/2012)

Navigating Autism-Creating a Roadmap for Autism (pg. 2 of Children's View) (11/05/2012)

Experimental drug gives hope for rare disease, autism (09/20/2012)

CHOP's Center for Autism Research Receives Five-Year Grant as an NIH Autism Center of Excellence (09/05/2012)

Autism Brain Study at CHOP (07/30/2012)

CHOP seeks autistic boys for oxytocin study (06/25/2012)

Social motivation, reward and the roots of autism (05/08/2012)

Upcoming Changes to the Definition of Autism (audio) (05/08/2012)

Autism Prevalence, Diagnosis and Treatments (audio) (05/08/2012)

Income & Geographic Disparities In Autism Diagnosis and Services (audio) (05/08/2012)

Navigating The Financial Challenges of Caring For an Autistic Child (audio) (05/08/2012)

The May family copes with four boys' autism as a team (05/02/2012)

Autism science is moving 'stunningly fast' (05/02/2012)

Autism Science Foundation Live Chat with Scientists - Dr. Jill Locke (05/02/2012)

Autism diagnoses soaring (VIDEO) (03/30/2012)

Mothers of Kids with Autism Earn Less, Study Shows (03/30/2012)

Autism Not Diagnosed as Early in Minority Children (VIDEO) (03/30/2012)

New Autism Research Reveals Brain Differences at 6 Months in Infants Who Develop Autism (02/21/2012)

American Psychiatric Association aims to redefine autism (01/31/2012)

New Report Examines Autism Needs for Patients and Families in Pennsylvania (01/31/2012)

Anxiety, other disorders more common in autism (01/23/2012)

Scientists link "sets" of genetic abnormalities to autism risk (01/10/2012)

Respite Care May Be More Beneficial Than Autism Therapy (01/06/2012)

autismMatch Hopes to Better Research (video) (12/09/2011)

Brain Waves Detect Babies' Potential Risk of Autism (12/09/2011)

Brain scans may someday detect autism (12/09/2011)

Educators Support Inclusion But Find Students Ill-Prepared (12/09/2011)

Most Teachers Favor Inclusion for Autistic Students (12/09/2011)

David Mandell, Sc.D., Discusses, ?The Effect of Childhood Autism on Parental Employment? (12/09/2011)

Autism Takes an Economic Toll on Mom's Job, Income (12/09/2011)

Computerized Health Games to Promote Social Perceptual Learning in Autism (12/09/2011)

Dr. Bob Schultz discusses building a top autism research center (video) (12/09/2011)

Dr. David Mandell Moves Autism Research Out of the Lab, Into the Classroom (video part 1 of 2) (12/09/2011)

Dr. David Mandell Evaluates Effectiveness of Autism Insurance Legislation (video part 2 of 2) (12/09/2011)

Dr. Timothy Roberts Uses Imaging to Measure Autism Treatment Response (video) (12/09/2011)

Dr. Ted Brodkin Uses Mouse Models to Study Autism's Social Deficits (video) (12/09/2011)

Support For Parents in Teaching Emotional Regulation Skills (12/08/2011)

'Autism's like a snowflake' - doctors study symptoms, possible causes of autism with hopes of learning more (12/08/2011)

Low birth weight possibly linked to autism (12/08/2011)

Robots Used to Help Children with Autism (12/08/2011)

Philadelphia becomes hotbed of autism research (10/10/2011)

Lurie Family Foundation gives $2.5 million gift to CHOP for Autism Research (video) (10/04/2011)

Decoding Autism - NJN Public Television Episode (05/19/2011)

Behavioral Therapies More Effective Than Medication in Treating ASD (04/11/2011)

CHOP Researchers Weigh in on Fraudulent Vaccine Study (01/11/2011)

Doug Wallace, PhD Studies Mitochondrial Abnormalities in Children with Autism (12/06/2010)

CAR to Join CHOP's Multicenter Network in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics (10/15/2010)

Research presented on risk factors for autism - delayed childbearing, infertility treatment, and premature birth studied (07/22/2010)

Researchers Find Genes Related to Autism (06/24/2010)

Autism Hope versus Hype - Dr. Susan Levy featured on iVillage Health (04/22/2010)

Dr. Susan Levy Gives 'Sound Advice on Autism' - American Academy of Pediatrics Interviews (audio) (04/19/2010)

CAR Researchers Featured on CBS Evening News - Where America Stands on Autism (video) (04/19/2010)

Dr. Robert Schultz Featured on Fox 29 Good Day Philadelphia (video) (04/05/2010)

Experts Present New Research and Treatment Information at Jacksonville Autism Symposium (03/15/2010)

Autism and Diet - Many Questions to Digest (02/16/2010)

CBS Evening News Features Genetic Link Discovery (02/15/2010)

Advancing Futures for Adults with Autism National Town Hall Meeting - Preliminary Report (02/12/2010)

Supporting Adults with Autism - WHYY In-depth Report (Video) (02/09/2010)

MEG Study Participant Highlighted in The Gloucester County Times (01/25/2010)

CAR Featured in Philadelphia Business Journal - Funding for Research and Support has Boomed in Recent Years (01/18/2010)

Brain Imaging May Help Diagnose Autism - MEG Study Findings Presented in January 2010 Issue of Autism Research (01/08/2010)

Hakon Hakonarson, MD, PhD and Gerard Schellenberg, PhD featured in Autism Speaks 2009 Research Achievements Highlights (01/08/2010)

Development in Infants at Risk for ASD, Sarah Paterson, PhD + Sleep in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder & Psychopharmacology in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Margaret Souders, PhD, CRNP (Video Presentation) (12/18/2009)

Building Regional Capacity - The Example of ASERT & Complementary and Alternative Interventions, Peter Doehring, PhD + Psychosocial Intervention Research in Autism - The State of the Field and New Directions, David S. Mandell, ScD (Video Presentation) (12/18/2009)

Autism Genetics Research and Genome Research, Hakon Hakonarson, MD, PhD + Neurobiology of Sociability in Mouse Models Relevant to ASD, Edward Brodkin, MD + MEG and Language, Tim Roberts, PhD (Video Presentation) (12/18/2009)

Introduction to the Center for Autism Research + Introduction to MRI and the Social Brain, Robert Schultz, PhD (Video Presentation) (12/18/2009)

Experts Summarize State of Science in Autism Spectrum Disorders (12/18/2009)

CAR Featured on CNN's American Morning (Video) (12/18/2009)

Autism Research at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Is Among Time Magazine's Top 10 Medical Breakthroughs (12/14/2009)

What You Need to Know About Autism - South Jersey MOM Magazine Feature (07/23/2009)

NIH Autism Center of Excellence Network and Autism Speaks Announce Launch of Most Comprehensive Study of Earliest Possible Causes of Autism - Leading Researchers Nationwide to Participate in EARLI Study (06/12/2009)

Amazing Art , Amazing Artists - CAR Gallery Opening Gives Children with Autism Their Time to Shine (05/19/2009)

CAR Featured in 2009 Stokes Institute Annual Report (05/19/2009)

Toddler Brain Difference Linked to Autism (05/06/2009)

What the Autism Gene Finding Means for Parents (04/29/2009)

Autism Linked to Genes That Govern How the Brain Is Wired (04/29/2009)

Autism Genes Discovered - Help Shape Connections Among Brain Cells (04/28/2009)

Rendell Administration Announces Health Research Grants From Tobacco Settlement Funds (04/02/2009)

Brain Wave Study Offers Autism Clue (02/05/2009)

Children's Hospital Contributes Genotype Data To Enhance Autism Research Worldwide (02/05/2009)

New Center of Emphasis Focuses on Autism Research (02/05/2009)

Centers of Emphasis (02/05/2009)

Dr. Robert Schultz Investigates the Social Brain in Children with Autism (02/05/2009)

Brain Imaging Expert Recruited to Study Autism at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (02/05/2009)

Grant Award Funds Research on Language Impairment in Autism (02/05/2009)

Penn Nursing Releases First Results in National Autism Research Effort (02/05/2009)

Beware of Alternative Treatments for Autism (02/05/2009)

University of Pennsylvania & The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Epidemiology (02/05/2009)

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