Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 6 June.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Angie Voyles Askham
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 30 May.
The chair and co-chair of the Student and Trainee Committee for the International Society for Autism Research share their advice for early-career researchers.
For decades, many researchers who study nonhuman primates kept quiet about their work, concerned about the extreme actions taken by some animal welfare activists. But a growing number are speaking more openly about the importance of their work in an attempt to take back the narrative.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 16 May.
Increased white-matter maturation tracks with stronger language abilities later in childhood, but the relationship with cortical thickness is less clear.
The findings contradict a previous study, whose design may have been biased to find an effect.
Animals with different autism-linked mutations share disruptions to the mTOR signaling pathway, pointing to a potential molecular mechanism for the atypical cerebellar development seen in some autistic people.
The young researcher from Uruguay uses her expertise in genetics — and discipline as a former athlete — to untangle sleep’s role in neurodevelopmental conditions, one experiment at a time.
With INSAR 2022 on the horizon, some autism researchers are staring down their first ever in-person meeting — and wondering how to prepare.