Neurons generated from the skin cells of individuals with fragile X syndrome show different combinations of features associated with the syndrome.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Society for Neuroscience 2016
Two mouse models of autism have distinct patterns of brain connectivity that emerge at different times.
A half-hour-long ‘playdate’ between a toddler and an adult could help answer a long-standing question about the social deficits that accompany autism.
Mice that carry mutations linked to autism are less likely than controls to show size differences between right and left brain regions.
Spectrum’s team reported about 50 stories at the Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in San Diego. One big theme this year: how autism relates to bigger questions in neuroscience.
A technique that expands brain tissue by filling it with water lets researchers capture detailed images of fine cellular structures.