April 2, 2009
Publication: NBC's "Today" Program
Featured Expert: Charles A. Nelson III
Charles A. Nelson III, Center faculty affiliate, is featured in a segment about World Autism Awareness Day. The segment discusses Nelson’s research at Children’s Hospital Boston, which involves monitoring the brain activity, eye contact, language, and social interaction of babies who have autistic siblings, whom studies suggest may be at a greatly elevated risk to develop the disease.