Inspired by watching her autistic nephew grow up, Croen has also been an advocate for bolstering research and services for autistic adults.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Autism research tweets this week sounded multiple notes of caution — about mouse models, early interventions, genetic associations and leaky recruitment pipelines.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 21 March.
The neurons, which have low levels of the gene ASH1L, sprout more branches after the treatment.
Deep-learning algorithms can cut through some of the noise in brain imaging data collected across different sites.
A 3D optogenetics method can mimic natural rhythms of neural activity, rendering previously unanswerable questions amenable to inquiry — including questions about autism.
The ability to conduct large-scale screening in human neurons could accelerate the discovery of autism treatments.
This week’s newsletter threads together tweets about what’s needed to link brain structure or function to behavior, early support for autistic children and a new tool to screen for autism in Nigeria.
Here is a roundup of news and research for the week of 14 March.
Pups born to mothers that experience low oxygen during sleep have overactive mTOR signaling, which has been linked to some forms of autism.