A new study reports by deleting the NrCAM gene, researchers believe they have found a potential way to prune back the neural connections implicated in ASD.
Researchers report spontaneous mutations of the TBR1 gene could be a cause of autism.
A new study links Jacobsen syndrome, a rare genetic disease, with autism.
Researchers report estrogen receptor beta is significantly decreased in the brain of people with autism.
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.
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 report on a new technique which identifies genetic mutations that cause brain malformation.
A new study investigates why autism potentially occurs, develops and results in a diversity of symptoms.
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.