Woynaroski Lab: Biobehavioral Approaches in NeuroDevelopment (BAND)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Recent Press related to the BAND Lab!
Pain Keeps Autistic Women and Girls Home from Work, School
A poster presentation by our collaborator Dr. Michelle Faila detailing how autistic women and girls experience pain differently at the 2021 International Society for Autism Research annual meeting was covered by Spectrum News. Principal Investigator Tiffany Woynaroski and post-doctoral fellow Jacob Feldman were co-authors of this presentation.
Errors of Omission: Why We are Deeply Concerned About Research on Autism Therapies
Principal Insvestigator Tiffany Woynaroski co-authored an editorial article in Spectrum News with colloborators, Dr. Kristen Bottema-Beutel and Shannon Crowley of Boston College and Dr. Micheal Sandbank of the University of Texas at Austin, following up on their recently published research on how conflicts of research and adverse events are reported in the early intervention literature in autism.
Lab Members Highlighted in VKC's Discovery
Graduate student Zack Williams is quoted on his experiences in the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's LEND program (pages 8-9), while Principal Investigator Tiffany Woynaroski and graduate student Jacob Feldman are pictured while recording an episode of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's new podcast, "The Promise of Discovery” (page 17).
Studies Find Thin Evidence for Early Autism Therapies
Principal Investigator Dr. Tiffany Woynaroski discussed the findings of recent meta-analyses (including one co-written by Dr. Woynaroski and students Margaret Cassidy, Kacie Dunham, Jacob Feldman, Prachy Mahbub, and Sweeya Raj) on early autism interventions with Spectrum News.
BAND Lab Heavily Represented at VKC Science Day 2019
The BAND Lab was heavily featured in the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's Notables e-newsletter's coverage of their annual Science Day. Principal Investigator Dr. Tiffany Woynaroski's keynote lecture and leadership were discussed, and students Peter Abdelmessih, Margaret Cassidy, and Kacie Dunham were photographed as they presented their posters.
Automated Vocalization Tracking Opens Doors for Predicting Verbal Development
Principal Investigator Dr. Tiffany Woynaroski discussed the use of LENA (a small portable recording device that automatically analyzes recordings to quantify vocalizations by toddlers) to study vocal development in children with autism with Spectrum News.