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Scientists receive NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grants for mental health research

Scientists receive NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Grants for mental health research

Parent coaching intervention benefits preschool-aged children with autism

Parent coaching intervention benefits preschool-aged children with autism

Identification of neurotransmitter imbalance in Tourette Syndrome offers new treatment hope

Identification of neurotransmitter imbalance in Tourette Syndrome offers new treatment hope

Changes in ADNP gene may provide further insight into causes of autism

Changes in ADNP gene may provide further insight into causes of autism

Brains of autistic kids are relatively inflexible at switching from rest to task performance

Brains of autistic kids are relatively inflexible at switching from rest to task performance

Computer analysis of family photos could help diagnose rare genetic disorders

Computer analysis of family photos could help diagnose rare genetic disorders

Exposure to elevated levels of steroid hormones in the womb linked to later development of autism

Exposure to elevated levels of steroid hormones in the womb linked to later development of autism

Mutations in gene associated with leukaemia may affect growth, intellectual development in children

Mutations in gene associated with leukaemia may affect growth, intellectual development in children

Prevalence unchanged when ASD combined with new social communication disorder, say researchers

Prevalence unchanged when ASD combined with new social communication disorder, say researchers

Asparagine found in meat, eggs and dairy products is important for normal brain development

Asparagine found in meat, eggs and dairy products is important for normal brain development

Genetic mutation found to restore translational balance in mice

Genetic mutation found to restore translational balance in mice

Scientists identify recessive gene mutation that reduces certain protein affecting brain development

Scientists identify recessive gene mutation that reduces certain protein affecting brain development

Edimer doses first XLHED-affected neonate in Phase 2 trial of EDI200

Edimer doses first XLHED-affected neonate in Phase 2 trial of EDI200

ReAttach therapy can be effective treatment for people with autism

ReAttach therapy can be effective treatment for people with autism

Individuals diagnosed with ASD more likely to have gene deletions, shows analysis

Individuals diagnosed with ASD more likely to have gene deletions, shows analysis

NJIT student team to develop innovative interactive toys for autistic children

NJIT student team to develop innovative interactive toys for autistic children

Argininosuccinic aciduria (ASA) and gene therapy: an interview with Dr Julien Baruteau, UCL Institute for Women's Health, London

Argininosuccinic aciduria (ASA) and gene therapy: an interview with Dr Julien Baruteau, UCL Institute for Women's Health, London

Genome sequencing promises to identify rare mutations that give rise to autism

Genome sequencing promises to identify rare mutations that give rise to autism

Scientists focus on the role of mutated adult neural stem cells play in human diseases

Scientists focus on the role of mutated adult neural stem cells play in human diseases

Bone tumor identified in the rib of 120,000-year-old Neandertal

Bone tumor identified in the rib of 120,000-year-old Neandertal