A new brain implant pumps chemical signals directly into a target region to ease seizure-like activity in mice.
The United States has approved a compound derived from marijuana as a treatment for certain types of epilepsy. The ruling may spell good news for autism research.
A technique called intracranial electroencephalography can reveal brain functions with great sensitivity and may ultimately unearth the underpinnings of autism.
Children who have a rare extra copy of one segment on chromosome 15 have better cognitive abilities and daily living skills than those with a duplication that forms an extra chromosome.
Over the past year, HNRNPU, a gene well known for its link to epilepsy, has emerged as a new autism candidate.
A huge new research collaboration may jump-start the race to develop therapies for autism.
Watch the complete replay of Orrin Devinsky discussing cannabis-based treatments for seizures.
About 10 percent of people with a large mutation in chromosome 22 have autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder or intellectual disability.