Contact: Tom Hughes
University of North Carolina Health Care
Caption: A $12.6 million grant to Dr. Joseph Piven, Kenan Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, will be used to fund longitudinal brain imaging of a combined sample of 600 infants who are at high risk for later developing autism by virtue of having an older sibling with autism.
Credit: UNC School of Medicine/Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities
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