Advancing the research agenda at UNC-Chapel Hill

September 2, 2020

A newly-released video highlights three UNC researchers who show ground-breaking possibilities with TraCS support – drones that deliver life-saving equipment, mental health treatment based on brain wave therapy, and 3D-printed intravaginal rings to deliver therapeutics for women’s health.

Researching the impact of COVID-19 on families with autism

September 1, 2020

After receiving a TraCS $2K grant, Clare Harrop, Aaron Dallman and their team from the Office of Research and Scholarship began sending out surveys and conducting phone interviews with families to find out how they are doing.

Why Don’t We See More Young Girls with Autism?

September 1, 2020

The North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute interviewed Clare Harrop, a research assistant professor in the Department of Allied Health Sciences to find out what traits are most distinct in childhood? And how do those behaviors and characteristics impact children with autism?

HEELS Prep, Interdisciplinary Program to Support Young Adults With Intellectual Disabilities, Wraps Online Program During Summer 2020

August 18, 2020

HEELS Prep, an interdisciplinary collaboration designed to support young adults with intellectual disabilities, concluded seven weeks of online programming in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Through weekly virtual group classes and individual coaching sessions, HEELS Prep addressed key areas of the transition to adulthood, including self-management, life skills, career development, mental health, and community safety. … Continued