A newly formed group of leaders from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) is poised to generate funding opportunities for child health research, including autism science.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
A flawed evaluation process may put programs serving a high proportion of children with autism at risk of funding cuts.
A huge new research collaboration may jump-start the race to develop therapies for autism.
Private equity firms have injected hundreds of millions of dollars into autism therapy companies — and researchers are hopeful this will widen autistic people’s access to care.
Many clinics offer neurofeedback as a therapy for autism, despite little scientific support for the technique.
Researchers can enjoy a complete collection of organoid-related publications, transgenerational effects on the brain are tied to a powerful estrogen, and an app that translates infant cries might aid autism research.
A researcher proposes splitting autism into subtypes, mitochondria make neurotransmitters, and highly successful grantees may face a funding cap.
A 2013 initiative to find biological roots for mental health diagnoses still has broad appeal, but has not produced a dramatic shift in autism research.
Autism researchers are no longer fretting over a shrinking pool of funds for the U.S. National Institutes of Health — at least for the time being.