Institute of Child Development assistant professor Jed Elison has been awarded the Society for Research in Child Development’s Early Career Research Contribution Award. Elison’s research on infant brain and behavior development and the early signs of autism spectrum disorder represent themes that are advancing knowledge in early child development. He joins a prestigious group of 30 current and past recipients who have distinguished themselves with exceptional scientific and scholarly contributions early in their research careers. The award was established in 2002. Elison will be honored at an awards ceremony at the SRCD Biennial Meeting in Philadelphia this March.
SRCD is a multidisciplinary professional organization with a membership of approximately 5,500 researchers, practitioners, and human development professionals from over 50 countries.
Jed Elison directs the ELAB at the Institute and is actively recruiting infants and young children to participate in various studies of early brain and behavior development.