Genetics

The Ancient Roots of Autism Susceptibility Genes

Casanova dives into the ancient origins of autism susceptibility genes. She outlines periods of rapid gene evolution in early vertebrates and provides an introduction to basic genetics. The

The Ancient Roots of Autism Susceptibility Genes2024-01-22T14:41:37-05:00

Delayed and Missed Diagnoses of Autistic Women

Hannah Belcher, Ph.D., Autistic researcher, speaker, and author, discusses the often late and missed diagnosis of autistic females. She dives into the gender gap inherent in autism research,

Delayed and Missed Diagnoses of Autistic Women2024-01-22T14:46:23-05:00

Behavioral and Brain Signatures of Autism in Females

Kaustubh Supekar, Ph.D., examines recent findings about gender/sex differences in autism phenotypes and brain organization. He highlights the underrepresentation of females in autism and underscores the need for

Behavioral and Brain Signatures of Autism in Females2022-10-04T10:39:08-05:00

Autism and Eating-Related Behaviors

Gregory Wallace, Ph.D., discusses eating-related behaviors in autism. He examines potential drivers of food neophobia and presents novel studies on the cognitive/behavioral correlates of eating in the absence

Autism and Eating-Related Behaviors2022-08-11T10:23:03-05:00

Overview: Medical Comorbidities and ASD

In this brief overview, neurologist Margaret Bauman, MD summarizes symptoms and signs of medical comorbidities that frequently occur, but may go unrecognized, in patients diagnosed with ASD. While the

Overview: Medical Comorbidities and ASD2022-04-20T13:09:36-05:00

Gene-Environment Interactions in Autism: Research Updates

Valerie W. Hu, Ph.D., discusses gene-environmental interactions pertaining to autism. She describes how integrative genomics studies on autism led to investigating endocrine disrupting compounds (EDCs) as environmental risk

Gene-Environment Interactions in Autism: Research Updates2023-01-18T15:56:27-05:00

Fragile X and ASD

When associated with FXS, autism is caused by the genetic change or mutation in the Fragile X gene—the most common genetic cause of autism.

Fragile X and ASD2019-12-11T04:48:30-05:00

Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders in ASD

Tune in for research updates on hypermobility disorders related to ASD. Free certificates of participation are available upon successful completion of a brief knowledge quiz HERE

Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders in ASD2020-10-20T12:27:55-05:00
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