Profound autism prevalence rose from 2002 to 2016, though not nearly as much as non-profound autism did.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Angie Voyles Askham
By imaging and recording synaptic activity in living mouse embryos for the first time, new research reveals previously unknown patterns of development and hints at how those patterns are disrupted in autism.
Most early-career researchers have to foot the bill for academic conferences and get reimbursed once they return. But not everyone can afford to wait for that payment.
The work identifies new varieties and may help researchers develop tools to genetically target specific classes of cells.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 27 March.
Male rats prenatally exposed to a maternal immune response have atypical responses to other rats in distress, according to a new study.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 20 March.
The approach improves the function of SYNGAP1-deficient neurons in vitro, but whether it will work in people remains unclear.
UBE3A, a key gene associated with both autism-linked conditions, can explain most — but not all — of the syndromes’ atypical neuronal properties.
Spotted around the web: Brain imaging replicability; CRISPR-edited neurons; sex-based variability in mice
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 13 March.