Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 26 July.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Angie Voyles Askham
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 12 July.
A mutation in the autism-linked gene SHANK3 changes how neurons encode information about social agency in mice.
Reports of flaws in imaging research are signs of a maturing field, experts say, not a devastating blow to its results.
The link between autism and prenatal exposure to an immune response may involve altered levels of immune cells, according to a new study.
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.