The link between autism and prenatal exposure to an immune response may involve altered levels of immune cells, according to a new study.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Angie Voyles Askham
Methods that selectively increase levels of the Rett protein make for safer and more effective treatment strategies, some researchers say.
Atypical patterns of neuronal activity and gene expression in the striatum may characterize autism in girls, according to a new study.
Q&A with Sébastien Jacquemont and Clara Moreau: Why brain imaging signatures for autism are so elusive
The field of neuroimaging will need to combine two strategies before it can find patterns of brain activity or structure unique to autism, the researchers say.
Activity patterns of neuronal networks link different genetic subtypes of autism that have similar traits, according to new unpublished research.
Certain antibodies may shape neurodevelopment by attaching to and invading new neurons in the brain.
A test of binocular rivalry may distinguish between autism subtypes and help researchers screen the efficacy of certain drugs.
Autistic people with at least one sibling make greater gains in adaptive functioning than their only-child counterparts do.
Blocking connections between the amygdala and hypothalamus prevents mice from finding social interactions as rewarding as they would otherwise.