Disease foundations that use a venture capital model get a stake in the breakthroughs they fund. Not everyone thinks that’s a good idea.
This piece won second place in the “Business – small” category of the 2013 AHCJ Awards for Excellence in Healthcare Journalism.
Are Face-Blindness and Synesthesia Linked to Autism Spectrum Disorders?, DanaFoundation.org
Researchers have long known that people diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders are not neurologically typical in terms of the structure and function of their brain. Now scientists have started to connect two unusual sense- and perception-related neurological differences to autism: prosopagnosia and synesthesia.