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What’s New in Environmental Research?

Today’s “Got Questions?” answer comes from Raymond Palmer, Ph.D., associate professor of family and community medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio. Dr.

'The Doctors Are In' July Transcript

On Thursday July 5th, Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Geri Dawson, Ph.D, was joined by guest hosts psychologist Sally Rogers, Ph.D., and behavior analyst Laurie Vismara, Ph.D., both of the MIND Institute, at the University of California-Davis, for our monthly "The Doctors Are In" webchat. Here's the full transcript. 

Can Grandma's Toxic Exposure Affect Child's Risk of Autism?

My mother was exposed to a potentially toxic chemical during her pregnancy. How does that affect the risk of autism in my children and my grandchildren?

This week’s “Got Questions?” answer comes from Alycia Halladay, Ph.D., Autism Speaks director of research for environmental sciences.