An array of minute beads enables researchers to build precise maps of gene expression in the brain.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Rare or common, inherited or spontaneous, mutations form the core of autism risk.
A set of neurons involved in complex cognitive functions may play a central role in autism.
A website called GeneMatcher has helped researchers identify a new gene for intellectual disability, developmental delay and autism.
A person’s genetic makeup can ease or worsen the effect of mutations linked to autism.
A new computational method sifts true mutations from spurious ones in a single cell’s genome.
Autistic children may be more likely than their unaffected siblings to carry mutations in genes linked to sleep.
Genetics may govern a person’s ability to pay attention to social cues.
Children in families with a history of brain conditions may be at increased odds of being autistic.