A Stem Cell-Based Therapeutic “Rescue Strategy” is Developed for Timothy Syndrome, an Autism Spectrum Disorder
A team of researchers led by two-time BBRF grantee Sergiu Pasca, M.D., of Stanford University, has published results of experiments demonstrating a potential “rescue strategy” using stem cell-based… Read More
Four Subtypes of Autism Spectrum Disorder Are Distinguished, Helping to Explain Individual Differences in Symptoms
Researchers led by a BBRF grantee have used a large set of neuroimaging data to identify distinct sets of alterations in functional connectivity that may help explain differences among individuals… Read More
Analysis of Brain Scans Reveals Differences in Brains of Boys and Girls with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Researchers have reported distinct brain differences that enable them to distinguish between males and females with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The distinguishing brain features involve… Read More
Maternal Sleep Apnea in Pregnancy Is Linked in Animal Model With Autism-like Behavioral Impacts in Offspring
In recent years, researchers have assembled a growing body of evidence indicating that activation of the maternal immune system during pregnancy raises the risk of neurodevelopmental deficits in… Read More
The Neurobiology Behind Young People’s Shift in Interest From Mother’s Voice to Those of Non-Family Members
Teenagers who seem to stop listening to their parents are the very image of youth rebelliousness, but new brain research tells us that something more interesting—and completely unconscious—is going… Read More