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Press

November 2016: Our collaborative study of sensory features in high-risk infants, with Dr. Woynaroski and Dr. Goodwin, got some press in Spectrum News after Dr. W. presented the data at SFN: 
https://spectrumnews.org/news/sensory-abnormalities-highlight-early-autism-risk/

June 2016: Dr. Cascio is interviewed for an article in The Atlantic magazine about sensory processing in autism, and the controversy over whether sensory processing disorder should be its own diagnosis:
http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2016/06/sensory-overload/485318/ 

May 2016: Dr. Failla's work on pain and self-injurious behavior in ASD is covered in Medscape, part of the WebMD Health Professional Network:
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/863484#vp_1

January 2016: Kim Schauder's study of tactile defensiveness in ASD and the serotonin system is covered by the Vanderbilt Reporter:
http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2016/01/autism-study-links-sensory-difficulties-serotonin-system/

October 2015: Dr. Failla is interviewed by Spectrum News at the Society for Neuroscience Meeting in Chicago about her poster presenting our fMRI study of pain in autism:
https://spectrumnews.org/news/in-autism-brain-responses-to-pain-dont-match-verbal-ones/

June 2015: Dr. Cascio is interviewed by Reuters Health about functional connectivity in ASD:
http://www.pediatricsconsultant360.com/story/overconnectivity-brain-underlies-sensory-overresponsivity-autism

January 2015: Dr. Cascio is a guest on NYU's "Doctor Radio" program "About Our Kids," and is interviewed about the lab's research on the role of touch in autism:
http://www.aboutourkids.org/sirius

November 2013: The Cascio lab's study of the role of brain reward systems in restricted interests in autism is covered by the Vanderbilt Reporter:
http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2013/11/autism-narrows-brain-reward-response/ 

May 2013: Jennifer Foss-Feig's study of visual motion perception in autism covered by Science Daily and Psych Central:
http://psychcentral.com/news/2013/05/09/children-with-autism-hypersensitive-to-motion/54637.html

November 2012: Dr. Cascio is interviewed by the Simons Foundation about the rubber hand illusion in autism:
https://sfari.org/news-and-opinion/conference-news/2012/society-for-neuroscience-2012/famous-rubber-hand-illusion-eludes-children-with-autism

https://sfari.org/news-and-opinion/conference-news/2012/society-for-neuroscience-2012/video-tricking-the-mind-to-understand-autism

May 2012: Dr. Cascio is honored by INSAR as one of two recipients of the Slifka/Ritvo Innovation in Autism Research Award:


December 2010: Dr. Cascio is quoted in this CNN article discussing new findings published in the journal Autism Research:
http://pagingdrgupta.blogs.cnn.com/2010/12/02/researchers-one-step-closer-to-potential-autism-test/?iref=allsearch

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