Researchers theorize early damage to the cerebellum can hinder neurodevelopment and could be a possible root of autism.
A new study reports autism risks appear to be attributed to maternal depression during pregnancy, and not antidepressant medications as previously believed.
Researchers have determined the detailed structure and movement of the glutamate receptor.
Two new NIH grants will allow researchers to combine neuroimaging techniques to better explore autism.
According to a new study, children with autism have an excess of synapses in the brain, due to a slowdown of the normal pruning process during development.
Researchers have developed a new algorithm which can analyze genomic insertions and deletions involved in some psychiatric disorders.
A new study investigates why autism potentially occurs, develops and results in a diversity of symptoms.
A new study links enzyme MMP-9 to autistic behaviors associated with Fragile X.
UCSF has completed the first internet based clinical trial for children with autism.
Researchers discover OGT, an enzyme in the placenta, translates maternal stress into a reprogramming signal for the brain before birth.
Researchers describe how early life exposure to air pollution produces significant brain changes, including enlargement of the part of the brain seen in humans with autism and schizophrenia.
According to a new study, children who late develop autism are exposed to elevated levels of steroid hormones while in the womb.
New research could help explain how some cases of ASD can result from environmental influences rather than genetic mutations.
Researchers show how the brain re-wires and fine tunes its connections differently, depending on the relative timing of sensory information.
A new study links agenesis of the corpus callosum with high incidences of autism.