A four-year, $1.7 million U.S. Health & Human Services grant will examine the effect of the combined support of multiple organizations and agencies on the same group of youth to prevent violence in Kansas City, Kansas.
16-Nov-2017 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites
Study will define motor deficits in autism spectrum disorders from childhood through adulthood. The long-term goal to learn about the causes of both motor and related behavioral issues to develop more objective, biologically based targets for...
19-Sep-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
A pilot study tracking adolescents’ internal psychological states and physical activity in near real-time challenges prevailing assumptions about how to increase physical activity.
15-Feb-2017 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites
A longitudinal study of children with Fragile X Syndrome, the leading genetic cause of autism, and their mothers found that sustained maternal responsivity had a significant positive impact on the children's development, even mitigating declines...
14-Feb-2017 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
A clinical trial of interactive book reading finds that children with Specific Language Impairment need to hear a word 36 times to learn it vs. 12 times for typically-developing children. Treatment materials are freely available to speech-language...
18-Jan-2017 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites
Sophisticated analyses of two clinical trials suggest that thousands of early preterm births could be prevented if pregnant women took daily docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) supplements
25-Oct-2016 5:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Ten-year study of the effect of parenting on the development and behavior of children with Fragile X Syndrome will continue into their adolescence and will continue to include their mothers.
9-Jun-2016 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
University of Kansas neuroscientist Jonathan Brumberg has been awarded a $25,000 New Century Scholars Research Grant by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation to develop and test a brain-computer interface (BCI) that will directly control...
25-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites