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Major grant to study brain basis of autism and dyslexia

Quick note: Recent announcement that adds hope to the understanding and future treatment of autism and dyslexia: MIT’s McGovern Institute researchers awarded $8.5m to study brain basis of autism and dyslexia. Quote:

– “Two researchers at MIT’s McGovern Institute for Brain Research will head an ambitious new project to study the origins of autism and dyslexia, supported by a $8.5m grant from the Ellison Medical Foundation. The project leaders, Nancy Kanwisher and John Gabrieli, are prominent experts in neuroimaging and human brain development.”

Link: McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT

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