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The Genes and Neural Circuits Behind Autism’s Impaired Sociability

Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have gained […]

How Severe Maternal Inflammation Can Lead to Autism-like Behavior

In 2010, a large study in Denmark found that women […]

Largest-Ever Study of Parental Age and Autism Finds Increased Risk with Teen Moms

The largest-ever multinational study of parental age and autism risk, […]

Intervention in 6-month-olds with Autism Ameliorates Symptoms, Alleviates Developmental Delay

Treatment at the earliest age when symptoms of autism spectrum […]

Genetic Basis for Distinct Type of Autism Uncovered

A variation in the CHD8 gene has a strong likelihood […]

Single Dose of Century-Old Drug Approved for Sleeping Sickness Reverses Autism-Like Symptoms in Mice

In a further test of a novel theory that suggests […]

Genes in the Cloud: Google Steps Into Autism Research

Google Inc. and Autism Speaks, a major autism research foundation, […]

Splice Variants Reveal Connections Among Autism Genes

A team of researchers from the University of California, San […]