The hallmark autism trait has multiple facets, Uljarević and his colleagues have found.
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New quality benchmarks for basic research involving stem cells promise to improve rigor and reproducibility, says Mosher, who helped develop the standards.
A genome-wide association study lays a foundation for deeper investigation of these variants in neurodevelopmental conditions.
Children with congenital heart disease have an increased likelihood of autism. Why?
The inhibitory cells misfire and contribute to social difficulties in mice that model the syndrome.
But multiple independent researchers say they are not convinced by its results, which fail to confirm high-profile findings from 2017.
A shift in astrocyte secretions may explain the atypical firing patterns of neurons derived from people with fragile X syndrome.
Spectrum caught up with the University of California, Davis professor about her passion for volunteering in underserved schools, birding and fossil-hunting.
The mutation prevents certain amino acids from entering neurons, causing the cells to die early in development.
Early treatment with nutritional supplements and a high-protein diet forestalls some neurodevelopmental problems for children with BCKDK deficiency.