Spectrum: Autism Research News
American Society of Human Genetics 2016
Many people harbor large mutations linked to autism
DNA deletions and duplications tied to autism crop up in people without the condition, too.
Drug duo may reverse effects of Rett mutations in cells
A pair of existing drugs normalizes the appearance and activity of neurons derived from the skin of individuals with Rett syndrome.
‘Synonymous’ mosaic mutations may up autism risk
A type of mutation long thought to be harmless has turned out to play an unexpected role in autism.