Learn about research on biomarkers and autism as well as an intervention that affects brain plasticity.

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Dr. Rajesh Kana is a Marilyn Williams Elmore & John Durr Elmore Endowed Professor of Psychology at the University of Alabama, and also the Director of the Center for Innovative Research in Autism (CIRA) at UA. He is primarily interested in better understanding the neurobiology of developmental disorders like autism and testing the efficacy of targeted treatments and interventions on the brain. An ongoing NIH R01 grant and other mechanisms of funding support the current with in Dr. Kana’s Cognition, Brain, and Autism Laboratory (https://cbra.ua.edu).

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Setting Priorities for Autism Research

November 23rd, 2021|News|

Autism organizations, individuals with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), and parents have differing views on how best to proceed with autism research. However, nearly all of us can agree that the progress that