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This collection presents interviews with some of Yale's faculty on Autism.

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This collection presents interviews with some of Yale's faculty on Autism.

    A Simple Blood Test Might Identify Most Severe Asthma

    A Simple Blood Test Might Identify Most Severe Asthma

    Dr. Geoffrey Chupp, associate professor of medicine, talks about his discovery that a certain protein might prove to be a good biomarker to identify the worst cases of asthma.

    • 9 min
    Autism and Asperger Syndrome: Using Placenta to Diagnose

    Autism and Asperger Syndrome: Using Placenta to Diagnose

    Harvey J. Kliman, Researcher, Yale School of Medicine, speaks on autism, asperger syndrome and the use of the placenta to diagnose these conditions. Recorded June 19, 2006.

    • 6 min
    Screening for Autism in Infancy

    Screening for Autism in Infancy

    Dr. Fred Volkmar, the Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, pediatrics and psychology, wrote the definition of autism that forms the basis the medical community uses to make the diagnosis. He talks about how early diagnosis and treatment can broaden the worlds of children with this developmental disability. Dr. Volkmar discusses controversies about the perceived rise in autism and shares how his own research in robotics offers new possibilities for treatment. (August 13, 2007)

    • 14 min

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