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Community forum addresses developments in autism research

Community forum addresses developments in autism research

by Aretha Matsushima, Staff Writer // December 7, 2018

The San Diego State Center For Autism and Developmental Disorders held a community forum to commence the opening of their new center on Nov. 30 in Storm...

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Literacy coach encourages students to follow their passions

Literacy coach encourages students to follow their passions

by Thalia Bernal, Contributor // September 29, 2016

Christopher Brum may be new to San Diego, but he had no problem fitting in with the outdoor lifestyle that comes with it. Born and raised in Boston,...

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New psychology professor pioneers 'the final frontier'

New psychology professor pioneers ‘the final frontier’

by Nicole Sazegar, Staff Writer // February 3, 2016

Professor Jillian Wiggins never meant to start studying psychology as an undergrad, but her involvement in clinical science and research in brain imaging...

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SDSU tracks adult autism 

SDSU tracks adult autism 

by Emely Navarro, Senior Staff Writer // August 26, 2015

More than 3.5 million Americans live with autism spectrum disorder. Between 2002 and 2010 autism has increased between 6 and 15 percent each year. Despite...

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Professor studies autism, Jacobsen syndrome

Professor studies autism, Jacobsen syndrome

by Jaclyn Palumbo, Staff Writer // September 22, 2014

San Diego State psychology professor Sarah Mattson recently highlighted a link between autism spectrum disorders, commonly refereed to as ASD, and Jacobsen...

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Professor receives NIMH grant to improve autism detection

by Jaclyn Palumbo, Staff Writer // September 4, 2014

Two grants totaling  $3.7 million were awarded to San Diego State psychology professor Ralph-Axel Mueller from the National Institute of Mental Health. These...

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Autism linked to brain circuit immaturity

by Camille Lozano // April 28, 2014

A San Diego State researcher published recent findings on autism spectrum disorder in The Journal of the American Medical Association Psychiatry earlier...

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Autism study’s practical potential

by Hannah Beausang // July 8, 2013

Researchers at San Diego State have made groundbreaking strides in diagnosing autism. The research, fronted by SDSU and University of California San...

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