Zhao says her graduate and postdoctoral training prepared her to transition to her job at the biotech company Ionis Pharmaceuticals, where she works to find treatments for Parkinson’s disease and other conditions.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Angie Voyles Askham
The approach prompts cultured cells to correct the genetic mutation in fragile X syndrome using their own DNA repair system, but it still needs to be tested further.
The results lend support for clinical trials of arbaclofen in people with an autism-linked condition, the researchers say.
Researchers share advice about how they find connection and gain visibility via online platforms.
Researchers also share insight into navigating the academic job market and “everything you wanted to know about running a lab but were afraid to ask.”
Next-generation trackers could realize a long-standing research dream: conducting sleep studies in large numbers of autistic people.
The chimeric mouse model could provide a more realistic way to study microglia’s roles in brain conditions such as autism.
The Northeastern University psychology professor’s website offers a wealth of resources about how to navigate an academic career.
The paper used more than two dozen such terms, which have cropped up in thousands of published papers in recent years.