quinta-feira, 18 de setembro de 2014

Med School researchers win NIH grant to study autism in girls

Three researchers at the Yale School of Medicine learned last week that they will receive $15 million from the National Institute of Health (NIH) for autism research.
The researchers, all of whom are professors in the Child Study Center, found out on Sept. 4 that they had won the grant, called the “Autism Center of Excellence (ACE) program,” to research autism in females. The announcement was the culmination of an application process that began in the fall of 2011, and means that Yale will act as the primary institution in the five-year network grant, collaborating with researchers at Harvard, UCLA and the University of Washington.
“It was a very, very competitive process,” said James McPartland, a co-investigator on the team. “It’s an exciting kind of grant to write because it’s a network grant. We get to work with people here but also experts in different institutions.” (...) http://yaledailynews.com/blog/2012/09/12/med-school-researchers-win-nih-grant-to-study-autism-in-girls/

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