A drug used to treat type 2 diabetes reverses behavioral and brain abnormalities in a mouse model of fragile X syndrome.
Efforts to ease the symptoms of autism are beginning to ramp up, with promising candidates in various stages of testing.
RNA segments that control when and where genes are expressed may be involved in autism.
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Watch the complete replay of the debate on the promise of ‘affinities’ in autism.
Monkeys with a mutation in the Rett syndrome gene, MeCP2, have social difficulties and repetitive behaviors.
A drug normally used to treat African sleeping sickness had only mild side effects in a widely reported trial of 10 boys with autism — but researchers question the study’s premise.
Teaching parents to respond to cues from babies at high risk of autism eases the severity of autism features at age 3.
Coaching parents to provide early social stimulation may improve outcomes for children with autism.
Watch the complete replay of Julie Lounds Taylor discussing the transition to adulthood in autism.
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