A potential new gene therapy delivered via a single injection mimics ratios of proteins normally found in cells.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Rare variants that alter the expression of genes in the brain contribute to autism in people who also have a rare autism-linked mutation, according to a new study.
In this week’s Community Newsletter, we look at discussions about the relationship between autism and the gut microbiome, plus a new single-cell chromatin remodeling atlas.
Autism diagnoses in the United States now precede developmental services and interventions, according to a new study.
This edition of By the Numbers logs the continued underrepresentation of Black speakers at neuroscience meetings, mildly-effective cognitive behavioral therapy and early autism diagnoses.
Model mice of the subtype also show hyperactivity in a signaling pathway called mTOR, bolstering the idea that distinct forms of autism have different biological roots and may require different treatment approaches.
Many autistic children rate the therapy as less effective at treating their anxiety than their parents and clinicians do.
An atypical thalamus may underlie not only sensory issues in autism but also difficulties with social skills, attention and memory.
Cortical organoids that contain non-neuronal brain cells called microglia may reflect human neurodevelopment more faithfully than those that don’t.