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Spectrum: Autism Research News
Contrary to some previous reports, microglia may not play a central role in initiating Rett syndrome.
Genetic variants that impair a pathway that prunes neuronal connections may offer clues to autism.
Network analyses of gene expression patterns may point to key molecular pathways that autism alters and suggest new ways of treating the condition.
Genes that are expressed at higher levels in men’s brains than in women’s also tend to be enriched in the brains of people with autism.
A class of fungicides used on crops can produce changes in mouse brain cells that look similar to those seen in people with autism.