A drug that keeps neurons bathed in the chemical messenger serotonin prevents social abnormalities in a mouse model of dup15q syndrome.
An author with autism debuts his second book, the U.S. agency tasked with protecting public health has a new director, and new legislation makes medical cannabis accessible to people with autism in Georgia.
The gene-editing tool CRISPR may cause thousands of off-target mutations, but critics say it’s way too soon to accuse it of infidelity.
A Tampa clinic goes rogue with fecal transplants, autism’s genetic ancestry traces to our deep past, and the U.S. Supreme Court revives the travel ban.
Monkeys with a mutation in the Rett syndrome gene, MeCP2, have social difficulties and repetitive behaviors.
Pups born to pregnant mice infected with a mock virus are known to show changes in their immune system. These effects may in turn impair proper brain signaling, according to results presented Saturday at the 2013 Society for Neuroscience annual meeting in San Diego.
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