To boost the participation of marginalized communities in genetic studies, doctors must first win back their trust.
From funding decisions to scientific fraud, a wide range of societal factors shape autism research.
Clinicians need a more consistent and evidence-based approach to prescribing antipsychotics to children and adolescents with autism.
A few years ago, a team of researchers found something peculiar in the patient files of the Laboratory for Molecular Medicine at Partners HealthCare in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Between 2005 and 2007, seven people who were being treated for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy — a sometimes severe condition that can lead to heart failure — were told, incorrectly, […]
A national survey that estimates autism prevalence includes too few black families to yield accurate data for that demographic.
A new network in the Netherlands is focused on problems and solutions specific to autistic girls and women.
The International Society for Autism Research faces a thorny problem: how to please a diverse mix of attendees who have radically different goals.