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Nov 29, 2017

In autism, too many brain connections may be at root of condition

Posted by in categories: genetics, neuroscience

Mutations in a gene linked to autism in people causes neurons to form too many connections in rodents, according to a new study. The findings suggest that malfunctions in communication between brain cells could be at the root of autism.

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  • Frank Sudia on December 18, 2017 7:35 am

    Kevin, Where it says “Read More” it links to an unrelated story on life extension. Please fix the link so it points to the article on autism and neurons. Thanks.

  • Eric Klien on January 13, 2018 10:08 am

    Fixed!