Autism

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What Causes Autism? New Research Uncovers a Key Factor in Brain Development

The findings of this research reveal a significant component in the underlying causes of neural tube birth defects, intellectual disabilities, and autism risk. Researchers from Texas A&M College of Medicine have provided answers to important questions concerning how the neocortex develops, providing new information about the root causes of intellectual disabilities. A significant advancement in our understanding …

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New Model Helps Unravel Complex Psychiatric Disorders Such As Autism and Schizophrenia

The research focuses on mapping cis-regulatory components in human neurons that may be connected to the heredity of psychiatric disorders. A Mount Sinai stem cell model may be able to shed light on the complex biology behind certain psychiatric disorders. In order to map disease risk variants in human neurons, researchers from the Icahn School of …

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