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Autism Drug Tracker: User Guide

by  /  12 January 2022
Colorful illustration shows pills, bottles and blister packs falling all around.

Spectrum’s Autism Drug Tracker, an interactive tool to explore clinical trial data

by  /  12 January 2022
Scans of mouse brain slices showing differences in oxytocin levels

Oxytocin alters brain activity to boost sociability in mice missing autism gene

by  /  20 January 2022

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Meet the ‘mitomaniacs’ who say mitochondria matter in autism

by  /  22 November 2021

Clues that problems with mitochondria contribute to autism have been accumulating for decades. In the past five years, a mutant mouse and a flurry of findings have energized the field.

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