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Jordan and Carla accepted into CHQ Junior Scholar Program!

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Graduate students Jordan Ezell and Carla Wall have been accepted into the 2017 Center for Healthcare Quality (CHQ) Junior Scholar Program!  The CHQ is committed to engaging in innovative research that will enhance the quality of life for individuals in South Carolina and around the world.  Their mission is to contribute to advances in healthcare

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Debra Reisinger to start internship at Kennedy Krieger Institute in July!

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A big congratulations to graduate student Debra Reisinger, who has accepted an internship at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and the John Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore Maryland!  Debra will intern at Kennedy Krieger for the 2017-2018 academic year with plans to obtain her doctoral degree upon completion.  We hope her dogs will acclimate to the

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Dr. Jane Roberts gave a talk at UC Davis Distinguished Lecture Series

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Dr. Jane Roberts participated in UC Davis’ Distinguished Lecture Series on April 12th 2017.  Her talk was entitled, Biobehavioral Profiles in Infants with Fragile X Syndrome: Emergence of Autism and Anxiety in Fragile X Syndrome.   She spoke about characterizing the phenotype of fragile X syndrome, the leading known single-gene cause of autism spectrum disorders. In addition, Dr. Roberts

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Join us in Lighting it Up Blue!!

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April is National Autism Awareness Month! According to the CDC, approximately 1 in 68 school-aged children have been identified with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).  This month gives an excellent opportunity to promote autism awareness and acceptance around the world. Together we can make a better world for those with autism by taking action and supporting

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Magellan Awarded to Chandler Knott and Allison Vittes

Undergraduates Chandler Knott and Allison Vittes have been awarded a Magellan grant to fund their research project entitled: Early Features of Anxiety Behavior in Infants at Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorders. Congratulations Chandler and Allison!

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Advocating for the Fragile X Community on Capitol Hill!

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National Fragile X Advocacy Day took place February 28th – March 1st, 2017 in Washington D.C.!  Dr. Jane Roberts was proud to be able to attend this annual event along with many other influential interventionists who are fighting for the rights of the Fragile X Community!  Here, Dr. Roberts is pictured with Dejan Budimirovic M.D.,

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