News Highlights

Dr. Constantino’s recently published research in Nature highlights the genetic origins of eye gaze, which received significant press coverage and was highlighted as one on the top scientific research findings in 2017 by both the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and Spectrum News.

In autism, genes drive early eye gaze abnormalities (WU Press Release)

Study of How We Look at Faces May Offer Insight Into Autism (New York Times)



Members of the Child Psychiatry research labs (and a couple of storm troopers) pose at the annual St. Louis Autism Speaks Walk on Saturday, October 15, 2017.  Autism Speaks is dedicated to promoting solutions for the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy and support, and advancing research into causes and better interventions for autism spectrum disorder and related conditions.

Unraveling Autism: A multifaceted approach aims to detect, treat and even reverse the disorder.




What Grandmothers Can Teach Science About Autism

The Atlantic features SDS Lab research focused on understanding autism risk across generations by enlisting the help of grandmothers with autistic children.