A drug used to treat type 2 diabetes reverses behavioral and brain abnormalities in a mouse model of fragile X syndrome.
Families need more support from researchers in order for their heroic efforts to be optimally effective.
Autism researchers’ top priority should be shifting their focus to finding treatments for severe forms of the condition.
Paternal age drives ‘geek index’ scores, GWAS may have a big weakness, serotonin boosts mouse social behaviors, and what is science Tinder?
Mice have long been the mainstay of autism research, but a small group of scientists say rats are the superior choice. Rats are bigger, smarter, friendlier — and a lot more fun.
Our infographic displays efforts to develop treatments for fragile X syndrome. So far, none of them have passed muster in clinical trials.
Two mouse models of autism have distinct patterns of brain connectivity that emerge at different times.
The anxiety and trouble with social skills seen in people with autism may originate outside of the brain, in neurons that govern touch.
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