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  • Treatments for Angelman syndrome face critical window
    15 August 2014
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    Drugs designed to treat Angelman syndrome may alleviate symptoms only if given during a ‘critical period’ early in development. That’s the upshot from unpublished results presented yesterday at a conference in Boston.

  • 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with autism have distinct sets of brain regions that distinguish them from typically developing controls, according to unpublished research presented Saturday at the 2014 International Meeting for Autism Research in Atlanta.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 The unpublished data were presented Saturday at the 2014 International Meeting for Autism Research in Atlanta.

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