As postdoctoral positions become longer but salaries stay low, many researchers say they must decide whether they can afford an academic career.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Autism research tweets this week sounded multiple notes of caution — about mouse models, early interventions, genetic associations and leaky recruitment pipelines.
This week’s newsletter threads together tweets about what’s needed to link brain structure or function to behavior, early support for autistic children and a new tool to screen for autism in Nigeria.
The pandemic has forced many health-care students to train online, raising concerns about their readiness.
Without it, autistic adults with high support needs like my son are missing out on treatments that could reduce their suffering and improve their quality of life.
Social media in the autism research space this week talked about making training for Black parents of autistic children “culturally relevant” and how — right on time for #InternationalWomensDay — Google auto-demotes famous women scientists.
In the lab, neuroscientist Ben Rein studies mouse models of autism. But on TikTok, he’s fighting pseudoscience about his field, one video at a time.
Tweets in the autism research sphere during the first week of March have come in like a lion, roaring — over gaps in clinical care for autistic people, gaps in understanding and gaps in evidence.
People who heard about SPARK, a genetic study of autism, directly from a physician were more likely to enroll than those who heard about the project elsewhere.
Spectrum Launch: Pivoting to industry, the importance of outreach, and the optimal number of grad students
Andrew Jaffe, head of data sciences at Neumora Therapeutics, answers Spectrum’s questions about how his new career in biotech differs from his previous one in academia.