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Modeling for controlled oral drug delivery
Presented by Luke Achenie at the Center for Autism Research Conference. Describes research in drug release profiles for oral medications, and suggests developing a complete pharmacokinetic model. Achenie requests collaborators ...
Brain Computer Interfaces and ASD Treatment
Denis Gracanin, from the computer science department, proposed research in the use of brain computer interface devices as help with social and health aspects of autism spectrum disorders, with the goal of developing a ...
Understanding Adult Foster Care State by State: Provider Experience in North Carolina
(Virginia Tech, 2013-04)
This presentation provides an overview of adult long-term care needs and a range of long-term care options.
Science of Team Science
Psychology researcher Roseanne J. Foti, Ph.D., describes the Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of effective teams and proposes collaborating in the creation and evaluation of science teams at the Center for Autism Research.
Family Process - Autism Spectrum Disorders
Slides for a talk about family process and the importance of parenting dimensions in adolescent development. The slides list findings to date, and propose research into the influence of family on outcomes for those diagnosed ...
Visions for Tomorrow: Designing Intentional Communities for Rural Southwest Virginia
(Virginia Tech, 2014)
Housing in rural southwest Virginia is aging just like its population. Approximately 70% of homes in the region are more than 30 years old, energy inefficient, and in need of repair. Like many older persons, area residents ...
Three Voices are Better than One: Family Members’ Assessment of Cognitive Deficits in Late Life
(Virginia Tech, 2010)
This presentation compares subjective perceptions of memory loss among older adults diagnosed with MCI and two family members.
Toward neurobehavioral metrics of social function: Examples from autism
Pearl Chiu, researcher at the Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, describes the use of behavioral economic games and functional magnetic resonance imaging in the exploration of social symptoms of autism and lists ...
Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down: Reader Reactions to Online News Stories about IPV in Late Life
(Virginia Tech, 2011)
Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a hidden public health problem that touches nearly one third of all women aged 50+ each year (Bonomi et al., 2007; Mouton, 2003). Incidents of IPV include physical, sexual, and ...
Neighborhood Walkability Assessment for Seniors: Using Geographic Information Systems
(Virginia Tech, 2014-11-05)
Purpose: To examine walkability for seniors living in a low-income neighborhood (Ward 8). The neighborhood walkability in the DC area was assessed via geographic information systems (GIS) using ArcGIS 10.1 data using the ...