People with mutations in SHANK3 have milder features than do those missing a chunk of DNA that includes the gene.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Tag: clinical trials
Scientists release a list of all randomized controlled trials of autism treatments, China establishes a brain center for an ambitious new project, and people around the world march for science again.
Neuroscientists are sounding the alarm about ‘pseudoreplication,’ a widespread practice that studs the literature with false results.
A woman with autism had to fight for her sterilization surgery, a mother’s tactics with her son on the spectrum generate controversy, and gifted students with autism have unique struggles.
Folic acid, a B vitamin, may lower autism risk and ease features of the condition.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted a rare ‘breakthrough therapy’ designation for a drug that may ease some features of autism.
Watch the complete replay of Will Spooren discussing an European effort to find biomarkers for autism.
Adults with autism who undergo a therapy designed to bolster social learning show cognitive benefits that may increase their chances of employment.
Autism researchers need no longer worry that their basic research will become entangled in the red tape associated with clinical trials.
Microbiologists debate the existence of bacteria in the womb, yet another movie relies on stereotypes to portray a person with autism, and the U.S. federal government delays implementation of the Common Rule for clinical research.