The DNA specific to mitochondria is difficult to access, but new methods place its secrets within reach.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
The gene, YTHDF2, may be one of several that contribute to an autism subtype marked by an unusually big brain.
The sex-specific effects may help elucidate why the small number of boys with DDX3X syndrome are born to unaffected mothers.
Genetics research has largely failed to generate concrete benefits for autistic people, and its values and goals are due for reassessment, Tabor says.
A new study is the first to link social, repetitive and motor behaviors to mutations in BMAL1, which regulates the body’s circadian rhythms.
Among the millions displaced by the war in Ukraine are children and adults with autism. Many autism professionals are doing what they can to help.