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  • Takeaways from IMFAR 2014
    22 May 2014
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    A focus on adults with autism and on junior researchers in the field were two of the themes at the 2014 International Meeting for Autism Research in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • Reactions from IMFAR 2014
    22 May 2014
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    Daily updates and reactions from attendees at the 2014 International Meeting for Autism Research in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • Distinct differences mark male, female autism brains
    20 May 2014
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    Male and female preschoolers with autism have distinct sets of brain regions that distinguish them from typically developing controls, according to unpublished research presented Saturday at the 2014 International Meeting for Autism Research in Atlanta.

  • Autism gene may be key to discovering new candidates
    19 May 2014
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    CHD8, a gene that has emerged as one of the strongest risk factors for autism, regulates the expression of more than half of a set of 'high-confidence' risk genes for the disorder. The unpublished data were presented Saturday at the 2014 International Meeting for Autism Research in Atlanta.

  • Autism development may be obscured by parents' memory
    17 May 2014
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    Parents may notice a loss of skills in their children as it is happening, but do not recall it clearly later on. The unpublished research, presented yesterday at the 2014 International Meeting for Autism Research in Atlanta, hints at a fatal flaw in diagnostic tools for autism that rely on parents’ memory.

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