Wash. U. is at the Forefront of New Research to Find the Cause of Autism

Riverfront Times | June 20, 2008
Washington University psychiatrists Kelly Botteron and John Constantino are part of a national study that will use magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to scan the brains of babies, specifically the brothers and sisters of autistic children. "No one has looked at kids this young," says Botteron, who specializes in brain imaging.

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