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January

  • Newschaffer-autism-definition-changes

    January 20, 2012

    Drexel University’s Dr. Craig Newschaffer, a renowned autism expert and chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the Drexel University School of Public Health, is available to comment on the proposed changes to the definition of autism and how they would impact the autistic population.

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  • Dr. Brian K. Lee

    No Link Found Between Prenatal Exposure to Tobacco Smoke and Autism

    January 12, 2012

    A large population-based study in Sweden indicates that there is no link between smoking during pregnancy and autism spectrum disorders (ASD) in children. The study, led by Dr. Brian Lee, an assistant professor at Drexel University and a team of international collaborators, will appear in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders and was published online in December.

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