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23 December 2011Comments ( 7 )
The ten notable papers picked by SFARI staff describe superb contributions that span the breadth of autism research from molecules to behavior. But we recognize that ten other articles might have been selected without loss of enthusiasm or excitement.
23 December 2011Comments ( 0 )
There have been times in autism research when it has felt like there are more questions than answers, and progress is frustratingly slow and stilted. Not this year.
23 December 2011Comments ( 1 )
MBD5, one of 20 genes located in the 2q23.1 chromosomal region, may be responsible for the autism-like syndrome caused by deletions in the region, according to a study published 7 October in the American Journal of Human Genetics.
22 December 2011Comments ( 0 )
A consortium of autism researchers, advocates and educators in Rhode Island are aiming to harness the advantages of the state’s small size and tight-knit autism community to build the most comprehensive registry for the disorder yet.
21 December 2011Comments ( 0 )
A cancer drug shows promise as a treatment for Angelman syndrome, according to a study published today in Nature.