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Dr. Michelle Freund, NIMH Project Officer on the significance of CLARITY

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Project officer Michelle Freund, Ph.D., of the NIMH Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science, explains the significance of CLARITY, a breakthrough method for analyzing the brain.

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Male Vulnerability to Maternal Stress Linked to Placental Enzyme

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NIMH grantee Tracy Bale, Ph.D., of the University of Pennsylvania, discussed her line of research into how maternal stress might differentially affect the developing male brain during an interview at the 2011 Society for Neuroscience meeting.

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From Clinical Trials to Classroom Commitment, NIMH Expertise Benefits Students

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One parent's goal to improve the classroom environment.

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Agent Reduces Autism-like Behaviors in Mice

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Autism-like behaviors in mice have been reduced, using an experimental agent being tested in patients for a related disorder

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Agent Reduces Repetitive Behavior in Mice

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Autism-like behaviors in mice have been reduced, using an experimental agent being tested in patients for a related disorder

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National Database for Autism Research

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Stem Cell Possibilities in Autism Research

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Dr. Ricardo Dolmetsch and his colleagues have generated stem cells from children with autism allowing them to study how the brain develops in children with ASD.

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Helping Young People with ASD Find Jobs

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NIH Radio: Listen to an interview with Louise Buchholz, the Content Director responsible for JobTIPS web program.

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Lisa Gilotty on Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children

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Autism Spectrum Disorder in Children, Dr. Lisa Gilotty with the Research Program on Autism Spectrum Disorders at the National Institute of Mental Health talks about ASD research

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Autism: The Whys of Increased Prevalence

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Recent studies indicate an increase in autism prevalence. Columbia University sociology professor Dr. Peter Bearman joins NIMH Director Thomas Insel in this timely  discussion.

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