The autism gene TBR1 controls the expression of several other candidate genes that govern the architecture of the brain’s outer section.
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Mapping the effects of autism mutations on mouse brain circuits may reveal subtypes of the condition in people.
Watch the complete replay of Janine LaSalle discussing gene-environment interactions and autism.
Watch the complete replay of this journal club, which featured a paper exploring rare genetic variation in psychiatric conditions, including autism.
Watch the complete replay of Feng Zhang discussing current genome editing technologies and the future of these tools.
Some individuals who have autism mutations show no signs of the condition; understanding why may lead to treatments.
Researchers can convert the distinct genetic backgrounds of lab mice from a problem to an advantage, exploiting the differences to advance our understanding of autism.
An interview for diagnosing adults on the spectrum clears its first hurdle, a fragile X drug eases multiple features of the syndrome in a mouse model, and a brain bank chronicles the beautiful diversity of neurons.
A gene called TRIO may be a hotbed for autism mutations, an international collaboration focuses on the whole brain and one behavior, and Autism Speaks cuts grant spending.