This month’s newsletter looks at the early safety data from the first gene therapy trial for Rett syndrome, among other drug development news.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Mice with microglia missing receptors for the neurotransmitter serotonin since birth have too many synapses and show social difficulties in adulthood.
Our feeds this week were full of discussion about a new super-resolution microscopy method and ways to make mouse behavioral experiments more natural.
The drugs may reopen a critical window during development in which the brain can more easily adjust its connections.
This month’s newsletter tackles null findings from an attempted replication of a “revolutionary” MRI approach and an analysis of family genetics.
A subset of thalamic neurons support an aspect of social behavior called social recognition, according to experiments in mice.
Researchers took to social media this week to discuss the mechanisms behind hypersensitivity in autism and share their favorite neuroscience-focused podcasts.