The drug clemastine and other compounds that fortify the protective sheath around neurons may prove therapeutic for some genetic neurodevelopmental conditions.
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Experiments offer clues to why certain mutations are associated with autism in some people and not others.
New data from clinical trials of arbaclofen and oxytocin underscore the murkiness of null results. Plus, researchers seek clarity on the neurodevelopmental effects of oxytocin during childbirth.
The chimeric mouse model could provide a more realistic way to study microglia’s roles in brain conditions such as autism.
The retracted studies mar hope for the drug’s use in depression.
Autistic children taking the drug showed improvements in some behaviors but not in their social skills.
The Northeastern University psychology professor’s website offers a wealth of resources about how to navigate an academic career.