People Related To Autism Spectrum Disorder Research

Stephen M LaConte, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Associate Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering and Mechanics, College of Engineering, Virginia Tech
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Read Montague, Ph.D.

Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Virginia Tech Carilion Vernon Mountcastle Research Professor
Director, Human Neuroimaging Laboratory, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Director, Computational Psychiatry Unit, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Professor, Department of Physics, College of Science, Virginia Tech
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Yuchin Albert Pan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Commonwealth Center for Innovative Technology Eminent Research Scholar in Developmental Neuroscience, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Associate Professor, Health Sciences & Education, Office of the Provost, Virginia Tech

Gregorio Valdez, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
Associate Professor, Biological Sciences, College of Science, Virginia Tech
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine

Events Related To Autism Spectrum Disorder

Synapses, Muscular Dystrophy, and Brain Disorders

Oct. 3, 2014, 11 a.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Lin Mei, MD, PhD


Director of Institute of Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Professor of Neurology, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, Georgia

VTCRI Pioneers in Biomedical Research Program

Autism: New Mutations, Genes, and Pathways

Nov. 14, 2013, 5:30 p.m. at Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute

Evan Eichler, PhD


Professor of Genome Sciences and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington; Member, U.S. National Academy of Sciences

VTCRI Maury Strauss Distinguished Public Lectures

Stories Related To Autism Spectrum Disorder

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists developing speedy test for autism spectrum disorder

Jan. 15, 2015

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute scientists have developed a brain-imaging technique that may be able to identify children with autism spectrum disorder in just two minutes.

Do you know what your brain knows?

Nov. 17, 2014

Stephen LaConte is researching whether the brain can neurally recognize emotion as part of a larger research project to develop a facial emotion recognition assistant for people with an autism ...

Publications Related To Autism Spectrum Disorder

Sonnier-Netto L, Shivers CM, Lee-Volker GK. (2017). Service and personal needs among family caregivers of individuals with autism spectrum disorder. Invited talk.

Lu JT, Kishida KT, De Asis-Cruz J, Lohrenz T, Treadwell-Deering D, Beauchamp M, Montague PR. (2015). Single-stimulus functional MRI produces a neural individual difference measure for autism spectrum disorder. Clinical Psychological Science 3(3): 422-432. doi: 10.1177/2167702614562042.

White SW, Mazefsky CA, Dichter GS, Chiu PH, Richey JA, Ollendick TH. (2014). Social-cognitive, physiological, and neural mechanisms underlying emotion regulation impairments: Understanding anxiety in autism spectrum disorder. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience.

Kishida KT, Li J, Schwind J, Montague PR. (2012). New approaches to investigating social gestures in autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders 4(1): 14. doi: 10.1186.1866-1955-4-14.

Chiu PH, Kayali MA, Kishida KT, Tomlin D, Klinger LG, Klinger MR, Montague PR. (2008). Self responses along cingulate cortex reveal quantitative neural phenotype for high-functioning autism. Neuron 57(3): 463-473.