Meeting Them Where They Are: Research Examines Digital Interventions for Teen Suicide Prevention
Dec 07, 2022
Arielle Sheftall, Ph.D., earned $4 million from the NIH to study unconventional, digital approaches to help high-risk youth navigate difficult times.
Study of Formula Purchases in United States Calls Labeling Practices into Question
Oct 19, 2022
An analysis of formula purchase data from all major physical stores in the US between 2017-2019 has found that US infants are exposed to unnecessarily high levels of non-lactose carbohydrates and ...
A serendipitous discovery and the choreographed dance of fragile X research
Oct 18, 2022
Fragile X syndrome is the most common known single-gene cause of inherited IDDs, including autism. Scientists know the misstep in this syndrome is in the gene responsible for making a protein nece...
Faculty Q&A: Emily Knight
Oct 17, 2022
Emily Knight, M.D., Ph.D., is an assistant professor of Neuroscience and Pediatrics at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Her research aims to understand neural mechanisms of sensory perc...
The prose of Dr. Seuss shines a light on how the brain processes speech
Sep 21, 2022
Researchers at the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience have expanded the understanding of how the brain is engaged during complex audiovisual speech perception.
Study Shows Hay Fever Among School Children Leads to Worse Asthma Outcomes
Sep 15, 2022
A study of school children found that the majority of children with asthma also reported having allergic rhinitis (or 'hay fever'), and these children had worse health outcomes than children who w...
Mild traumatic brain injury increases risk of behavioral and emotional problems in kids
Sep 13, 2022
Researchers at the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience have found that kids who experience a traumatic brain injury (TBI), even a mild one, have more emotional and behavioral problems than kids w...
The brains of children with autism may not always ‘see’ body language
Jul 18, 2022
Researchers at the Del Monte Institute for Neuroscience at the University of Rochester have found that children with autism spectrum disorder may not always process body movements effectively, esp...
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