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Society for Neuroscience 2016

November 2016
SFN 2016

Stem cell models of fragile X may help personalize therapies

by  /  13 November 2016

Neurons generated from the skin cells of individuals with fragile X syndrome show different combinations of features associated with the syndrome.

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SFN 2016

Study tracks connectivity in autism mice as they grow up

by  /  13 November 2016

Two mouse models of autism have distinct patterns of brain connectivity that emerge at different times.

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SFN 2016

Toddler palace may house clues to social skills in autism

by  /  13 November 2016

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.

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SFN 2016

Autism mice have unusually symmetrical brains

by  /  12 November 2016

Mice that carry mutations linked to autism are less likely than controls to show size differences between right and left brain regions.

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SFN 2016

Reactions from SfN 2016

by  /  11 November 2016

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.

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May 2016
SFN 2016

Bloated brains lay bare delicate branches of neurons

by  /  9 May 2016

A technique that expands brain tissue by filling it with water lets researchers capture detailed images of fine cellular structures.

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