Archived | Gene mutation contributes to autism | Circa April 6, 2012 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Gene mutation contributes to autism LOS ANGELES, April 6 (UPI) -- U.S. researchers estimate there are likely about 1,000 or more genes that contribute to autism spectrum disorder risk, but mutations might be the key. Dr. Daniel Geschwind, a professor of neurology and psychiatry at the University of California, Los Angeles, and colleagues from Yale University, …

Archived | Autistic brains’ ‘genes differ’ | Circa May 25, 2011 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autistic brains' 'genes differ' The brains of people with autism are chemically different from those without autism, according to researchers.  A study, published in the journal Nature, showed the unique characters of the frontal and temporal lobes had disappeared. Different genes should be active in each region, but autistic brains had the same pattern of gene …

Archived | Nature Publishes Autism Speaks’ Genetic Resource Exchange, Tissue Program Support Findings | Circa October 8, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) Article Date: 08 Oct 2009 - 4:00 PDT Autism Speaks' Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) and the Autism Tissue Program (ATP) continue to play an integral role in continuing genetic research and new findings in the complex autism inheritance and causation puzzle. In a study published in the October 7, edition …

Snapshot | Google Alerts – Autism | Circa December 19, 2011

News8 new results for autism Are you Autistic? Maybe, but Probably Not.FuturehealthBy Tsara Shelton (about the author) For the holidays I would love to spread a little understanding and a few autism answers. I have recently been surprised by the ongoing rumor that autism is sometimes just an excuse for bratty kids or bad parenting. ...See all stories on this topic »National Autism Association Applauds Harkin …