Dr Pierce's Journey With Autism
Kids help Kids & Donate $6,400 to Autism Research!
Two incredibly talented musicians, Alvin (10) and Caitlin (8), electrified the audience in their Believe- Benefit Concert hosted on June 10th, 2018. Their Concert raised a total of $6,400 and all donations go to research focused on discovering the causes of autism at the UCSD Autism Center of Excellence.
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The UC San Diego Autism Center of Excellence thanks everyone who kindly donated to the Concert and supported this event. The Center is especially appreciative and grateful for the generous donation from the entire Wang Family!
to watch the performance!
Eric Courchese: Reaching for the rings in autism research
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UC San Diego Autism Center of Excellence partners with Simons Foundation SPARK study to help launch largest ever autism research study in the U.S.
to read more about the study. If you are interested in participating, please contact study coordinator at (858) 534-6906 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Lack of Autism Screening Could Delay Care, Services,"
San Diego Union Tribune
Drs. Eric Courchesne and Karen Pierce respond to the recent declaration by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). Read the article here
Eye Gaze Patterns as Biomarkers
A recent study by Karen Pierce and colleagues shows eye gaze patterns might be a powerful biomarker of a subype of ASD.
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Brain Imaging Explains Reasons for Good and Poor Language Outcomes in ASD Toddlers
Using functional magnetic resonance imagining (fMRI), UC San Diego School of Medicine researchers say it may be possible to predict future language development outcomes in toddlers with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), even before they've been formally diagnosed with the condition. The findings are published in the April 9 online issue of the journal