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Claire Cameron

Former Engagement Editor

Claire Cameron was Spectrum‘s engagement editor from 2016 to 2019. She oversaw Spectrum’s social media and audience engagement, including webinars, comment moderation and syndicated articles.

Prior to joining the team, Claire was the social media and news editor at Nautilus, an award-winning science and culture magazine. She has also worked as a breaking-news reporter in New York and Scotland, and has written for The New York Observer, BBC online, The Sunday Times, DNA InfoThe Morning News and others.

Claire has an M.A. in English literature and history from the University of Edinburgh and an M.S. in journalism from Columbia University.

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June 2019

Roundtable: Camouflaging in autism

 /  6 June 2019

Watch the complete replay of our roundtable on camouflaging in autism.

May 2019
view of Montreal skyline

Takeaways from INSAR 2019

by  /  6 May 2019

The 18th annual meeting of the International Society for Autism Research has drawn to a close. The conference brought together a diverse set of autism researchers from around the world to share their results, exchange ideas and spark new collaborations. Spectrum’s reporters were there, too, covering many of the presentations. You can catch up on […]

View of downtown Montreal

Reactions from INSAR 2019

by  /  4 May 2019

The autism research community is gathering in Montreal, Canada, this week for the meeting of the International Society for Autism Research.

April 2019
Black and white photographic portrait of the scientist Evelina Fedorenko

Webinar: Evelina Fedorenko discusses language processing in autism

 /  17 April 2019

Watch the complete replay of Evelina Fedorenko discussing language processing and development in autism.

March 2019
Portrait of Jill Silverman

Webinar: Jill Silverman makes case for rat models of autism

 /  20 March 2019

Watch the complete replay of Jill Silverman discussing using rat models to study neurodevelopmental conditions, including autism.

February 2019
Portrait of Ivan Iossifov

Webinar: Ivan Iossifov discusses genetic variants linked to autism traits

 /  27 February 2019

Watch the complete replay of Ivan Iossifov discussing the genetic basis of autism’s features.

headshots of Connie Kasari, Matthew Seigel, Carol Greenburg, Benjamin Alexander, and Deborah Fein

What defines ‘success’ for autism treatments?

by  /  12 February 2019

Three autism researchers and two autistic people describe how they define a successful therapy for the condition.

January 2019
Black and white portrait of Christine Nordhal smiling.

Webinar: Christine Wu Nordahl reveals new autism brain-imaging strategies

 /  30 January 2019

Watch the complete replay of Christine Wu Nordahl discussing new ways to expand participation in autism brain-imaging studies.

December 2018
six headshots of autism researchers

Pitch your thesis: Big questions drive autism research

by  /  21 December 2018

Early-career autism researchers record ‘elevator pitches’ of their projects.


Webinar: Patricia Braga discusses stem-cell models of autism

 /  12 December 2018

Watch the complete replay of Patricia Braga describing studies of autism involving stem cells.