One person's autism can look very different from the next. Autism is a multifaceted spectrum disorder, so its underlying mechanisms and outward manifestations vary widely, with important implications for optimal treatment strategies.
Many scientific endeavors take place quietly behind laboratory walls, but this week's In the News items are worth shouting about. A genomics expert will share his insights about CHOP's precision medicine experience at the inaugural Advances in Genome Biology and Technology meeting. Driving safety researchers asked teens to speak up about their perceptions of passenger distraction.
Check out the most exciting research news from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia this week. From leading a group of international researchers who identified a new syndrome to working on a prestigious panel that will give guidance about ways to advance treatments for children with cancer, CHOP researchers are putting pediatric research in motion.