(From left) Sally Chiu, educational psychologist at the Hong Chi Association; Professor Benny Zee, director of the centre for clinical research and biostatistics at Chinese University; and Maria Lai, centre assistant director. Photo: Winson Wong (From left) Sally Chiu, educational psychologist at the Hong Chi Association; Professor Benny Zee, director of the centre for clinical research and biostatistics at Chinese University; and Maria Lai, centre assistant director. Photo: Winson Wong
(From left) Sally Chiu, educational psychologist at the Hong Chi Association; Professor Benny Zee, director of the centre for clinical research and biostatistics at Chinese University; and Maria Lai, centre assistant director. Photo: Winson Wong
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Hong Kong researchers claim breakthrough method can detect autism risk by scanning back of eye

  • Chinese University team studied retinal images taken with specialised cameras for physical signs found in eyes of children with the disorder
  • The approach method promises a quick diagnostic tool that is up to 96 per cent accurate, but they need more test subjects to fully develop the technique

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(From left) Sally Chiu, educational psychologist at the Hong Chi Association; Professor Benny Zee, director of the centre for clinical research and biostatistics at Chinese University; and Maria Lai, centre assistant director. Photo: Winson Wong (From left) Sally Chiu, educational psychologist at the Hong Chi Association; Professor Benny Zee, director of the centre for clinical research and biostatistics at Chinese University; and Maria Lai, centre assistant director. Photo: Winson Wong
(From left) Sally Chiu, educational psychologist at the Hong Chi Association; Professor Benny Zee, director of the centre for clinical research and biostatistics at Chinese University; and Maria Lai, centre assistant director. Photo: Winson Wong
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