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Spectrum: Autism Research News


Lauren Weiss

Professor, University of California, San Francisco

Lauren Weiss is professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco.

May 2017

Complex gene interactions in autism offer avenues for treatment

by  /  23 May 2017

Teasing out how genes interact can offer clues to autism’s causes and point to treatment targets.

August 2011

Fair representation for the fairer sex in autism research

by  /  16 August 2011

Including more females in autism research studies will aid the search for genetic and environmental susceptibility factors for the disorder, says genetic psychiatrist Lauren Weiss.