Recent Publications

A Search for Blood Biomarkers for Autism: Peptoids.
Zaman S, Yazdani U, Deng Y, Li W, Gadad BS, Hynan L, Karp D, Roatch N, Schutte C, Nathan Marti C, Hewitson L, German DC.
Sci Rep. 2016 Jan 14;6:19164. doi: 10.1038/srep19164.


Targeted Nutritional and Behavioral Feeding Intervention for a Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Kelly Barnhill, Amanda Tami, Claire Schutte, Laura Hewitson, and Melissa L. Olive
Case Reports in Psychiatry Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 1420549, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/1420549


Analysis of Dietary Intake in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Kelly Barnhill, Alan Gutierrez, S Nathan Marti, and Laura Hewitson
Autism Open Access 2015, 5:3 http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2165-7890.1000154


Administration of thimerosal-containing vaccines to infant rhesus macaques does not result in autism-like behavior or neuropathology
Bharathi S. Gadad, Wenhao Li, Umar Yazdani, Stephen Grady, Trevor Johnson, Jacob Hammond, Howard Gunn, Britni Curtis, Chris English, Vernon Yutuc, Clayton Ferrier, Gene P. Sackett, C. Nathan Marti, Keith Young, Laura Hewitson, and Dwight C. German.
PNAS 2015 ; published ahead of print September 28, 2015, doi:10.1073/pnas.1500968112
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Examination of the Safety of Pediatric Vaccine Schedules in a Non-Human Primate Model: Assessments of Neurodevelopment, Learning, and Social Behavior.
Curtis B, Liberato N, Rulien M, Morrisroe K, Kenney C, Yutuc V, Ferrier C, Marti CN, Mandell D, Burbacher TM, Sackett GP, Hewitson L.Environmental Health Perspectives, Feb 18, 2015 http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/1408257

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Neuropathology and Animal Models of Autism: Genetic and Environmental Factors. 
Gadad BS, Hewitson L, Young KA, German DC. Autism Research and Treatment (2013) http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/731935


Scientific challenges in developing biological markers for autism. Hewitson L. Open Access Autism 2013 Mar 10;1(1):7.


Relationship between Stereotyped Behaviors and Restricted Interests (SBRIs) measured on the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) and diagnostic results
. Schutte C, Hewitson L. Open Access Autism 2014 Aug 11;2(2):15.