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Learn about the causes, symptoms, treatment, and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) from University of California and other experts.

Autism (Video) UCTV

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Learn about the causes, symptoms, treatment, and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) from University of California and other experts.

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    Using Stem Cells to Research the Brain - Health Matters

    Using Stem Cells to Research the Brain - Health Matters

    Stem Cell research could unlock the mystery of what makes the human brain special. Researcher Alysson Muotri is using stem cells to grow tiny versions of developing human brains in his lab to study everything from autism to the Zika virus. His lab is even looking into how space flight impacts brain development. Series: "Health Matters" [Show ID: 35077]

    • 26 min
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    A New​ Perspective on Autism Could Change Interventions

    A New​ Perspective on Autism Could Change Interventions

    The authors of a provocative new paper maintain that many of the behaviors common to autism—including low eye contact, repetitive movements, and the verbatim repetition of words and phrases—are misinterpreted as a lack of interest in social engagement. On the contrary, they say, many people with autism express a deep longing for social connection. Series: "UCTV Prime" [Show ID: 35251]

    • 1 min
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    Calling All Minds with Temple Grandin

    Calling All Minds with Temple Grandin

    Temple Grandin, influential autistic advocate, author, speaker, and revolutionary scientist, shares her personal experiences and her perspectives on work, education and more. Recorded at the Mainly Mozart. [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34911]

    • 40 min
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    Mouse and Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Models of Autism Associated with Early Brain Overgrowth

    Mouse and Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Models of Autism Associated with Early Brain Overgrowth

    Tony Wynshaw-Boris, MD, PhD describes his lab's efforts to use mouse and IPSC models to find commonalities that give insight into the complex disorder of autism. Series: "Stem Cell Channel" [Health and Medicine] [Science] [Education] [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 34977]

    • 57 min
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    Advances in Targeted Treatments in Fragile X Syndrome and Autism

    Advances in Targeted Treatments in Fragile X Syndrome and Autism

    Randi J. Hagerman, MD, UC Davis MIND Institute Series: "Developmental Disabilities Update" [Health and Medicine] [Education] [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 34675]

    • 48 min
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    Autism: Working with Sensory-Movement Differences

    Autism: Working with Sensory-Movement Differences

    Clarissa C. Kripke, MD, FAAFP, Family and Community Medicine, UCSF Series: "Developmental Disabilities Update" [Health and Medicine] [Education] [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 34672]

    • 49 min

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