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    Interview with Dr. Jane Roberts and Dr. Jeff Twiss

Carolina Autism and Neurodevelopment (CAN) Research Center


Headed by Jane Roberts (Department of Psychology) and Jeff Twiss (Department of Biological Sciences), this initiative aims to build a multi-disciplinary, collaborative center for basic, clinical, and intervention research and education in autism and neurodevelopmental disorders at the University of South Carolina.

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Help make a difference in the lives of those affected by autism and neurodevelopmental disorders. Make your gift today to the Carolina Autism and Neurodevelopment Center Fund. Your donation will support students, alumni programming, faculty initiatives and other needs – enabling our mission to empower those with autism to live their best lives. 

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Cailee Nelson smilingMeet our new post-doctoral researcher!

Dr. Cailee Nelson | Brain Research Across Development (B-RAD) Lab | Dept. of Psychology | College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Cailee Nelson, post-doctoral researcher in Dr. Caitlin Hudac's Brain Research Across Development (B-RAD) Lab, is interested in better understanding how brain development contributes to people’s abilities to understand and engage with others. More specifically, she is interested in understanding how brain development varies among individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g., autism spectrum disorder) and how differences in brain development contribute to different social and motivational outcomes.

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