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Spectrum: Autism Research News


Erica Westly

Freelance writer, Simons Foundation/Freelance

Erica Westly is a freelance writer based in Brooklyn, New York.
February 2012

Human neuron model tests function of autism-linked genes

by  /  16 February 2012

Simulating neuronal development in culture with cells derived from human brain tissue offers a new way to study the function of autism-linked genes, according to research published in the February issue of Molecular Psychiatry.