The goal of studying siblings of children with autism is to identify an early diagnostic marker for the disorder. What researchers are finding instead are distinct traits shared by family members who remain healthy.
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Tag: Broad Autism Phenotype
People with autism show differences in the levels of various gene products compared with their unaffected siblings, according to a study published online in September in Brain Research.
In the fall of 1980, when he left his hometown of St. Louis, Missouri, for undergraduate studies at Cornell University in upstate New York, John Constantino was determined to pursue one of two careers: a doctor or a school teacher.
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