Cascio study of ASD, brain response to pain featured at SFN annual meeting

Carissa Cascio, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychiatry, and her lab members recently had one of their posters covered by Spectrum News (a press outlet associated with the Simons Foundation for Research) during the group's participation on the 2015 Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting in Chicago recently.

People with autism show abnormal brain responses when a painfully hot object is placed against their skin, according to unpublished research presented yesterday at the 2015 Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in Chicago. The results may some day help families and clinicians get a better handle on pain perception in these individuals.

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