Ricki Robinson

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There are specific challenges to studying the design of pharmacologic trials in child/adolescent and adult autism, such as subject stratification and parallel versus crossover designs. This article describes how optimal study design is influenced by subject selection and outcome measures chosen. Lessons learned in study design from the Research Units on(More)
We performed nocturnal polysomnography on 11 children with autism who had symptoms of disrupted sleep and nocturnal awakenings. We identified rapid eye movement (REM) sleep behavior disorder in 5 of these 11 patients. Since REM sleep behavior disorder typically affects elderly males with neurodegenerative diseases, the identification of this phenomenon in(More)
The purpose of this study was to assess the anxiolytic effect of MDL 11,939, a selective 5-HT2 receptor antagonist, in patients with generalized anxiety disorder. After a 1-week placebo lead-in period, 72 healthy male outpatients meeting DSM-III-R criteria for generalized anxiety disorder were randomized to MDL 11,939, 32 mg thrice daily (N = 37), or(More)
489 Hoxb1b gets the neural tube into shape; miR-335 shapes an endoderm transcription factor gradient; A new model for bivalency; Eyeing up nutrient control of stem and progenitor cells; InSpired dendrite architecture; Jaw-dropping differences in the neural crest PRIMER 491 How to make spinal motor neurons REVIEW 502 Lung development: orchestrating the(More)
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