Latest Heritability of autism Stories
New study finds substantial proportion of risk for developing autism spectrum disorders resides in genes that are part of specific, interconnected biological pathways New
A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Center for Cancer Systems Biology (CCSB) at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has uncovered a new aspect of autism, revealing that proteins involved in autism interact with many more partners than previously known.
UCL scientists have shown that there are widespread differences in how genes, the basic building blocks of the human body, are expressed in men and women's brains.
Researchers have pinpointed the types of cells and regions of the brain affected by the genetic mutations associated with autism.
The brains of children with autism show more connections than the brains of typically developing children do.
Lorenzo Miodus-Santini an 11-year-old sixth-grader from Princeton, who was classified as autistic at only 13 months old, was never a big talker.
The number of newly diagnosed cases of autism has leveled off in the UK after a five-fold surge during the 1990s.
Deletions may be linked to miswiring of brain neurons. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Using powerful genetic sequencing technology, a team of
Researchers say it's clear that some cases of autism are hereditary, but have struggled to draw direct links between the condition and particular genes.
Sometimes, when the DNA in a cell is copied during cell division, there is a mistake.
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