CHOP will share more than $100 million in NIH funding for autism study, which is certainly distributed across nine ACE grants. Based on the Centers for Diseases Prevention and Control, autism now impacts one in 88 children in the United States. Being able to identify the initial behavioral and biological signals of autism can help us better understand how autism develops, how exactly to maximize long term outcomes, and how exactly to develop new treatments, said Robert Schultz, Ph.D., Director of the guts for Autism Research at CHOP. Beneath the five-season, $2.2 million grant to CHOP, CAR is component of a network of four research sites that will use advanced brain imaging ways to study brain development in 200 infants beginning at three months of age.Attorneys for the for-profit medical center chain Steward Health Care System are due Friday in Superior Court in efforts to include the new conditions and extend the initial merger agreement. The agreement authorized last May is set to expire Friday . Related StoriesACC's public reporting plan provides information regarding hospitals' performanceHeart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center selects Aprima EHRBoston Kids's Medical center selects Vijay G. Sankaran to receive Rising Celebrity AwardThe Detroit Free Press: Contract Signed To Consider Marquette General Hospital Private Marquette General Hospital would become Michigan’s second largest privately-run acute-care hospital under an agreement it has signed with Duke LifePoint Health care.