The phase 2A trial has its detractors despite positive animal results and is being sponsored by a company that is struggling financially.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Tag: fragile X syndrome
Going on Trial rounds up new developments in autism-related drug trials. This month we’re revisiting decade-old data from a trial of arbaclofen for fragile X syndrome and looking into a new implant-based approach to quelling seizures, among other treatment strategies.
Cells from people with fragile X syndrome overproduce — but don’t accumulate — proteins. New work suggests that excessive protein breakdown may account for this discrepancy, and explain some of the syndrome’s traits.
A range of presentations at Neuroscience 2022 tie atypical social behavior to trouble discriminating between odors in the animals.
Scott describes his work on sound processing differences in the brains of zebrafish that model fragile X syndrome.
Data from two separate research teams suggest the cells are key to sensory hypersensitivity in fragile X syndrome.