Research about the “female protective effect” in autism
Disparities include delays in timing of diagnosis, access to services, and double the rate of comorbidities.
Families with rare diseases face unique challenges in overcoming obstacles to treatment and care.
Experts give recommendations for more robust inclusion of the impact of racial health disparities on disease mechanisms.
Research collaborations accelerate the pace of advancements in autism research. Spectrum news explores the contributions of collaborations in autism research over the past decade.
Brothers and sisters of people with autism are both about two to three times more likely than the general population to have an autistic child themselves, according to a new study
Findings help explain why microcephaly cases less common in other Zika outbreaks
Dr. Joan Luby and her colleagues have linked adversity, including poverty and neglect in the first years of life, to changes in brain anatomy.
Autism may stem from a different — and larger — set of genetic mutations in women than it does in men, according to a new study.
Multicenter grant funds infant brain imaging at Washington University and other centers.
Findings from NIH-funded study could inform treatment strategies.
Genetically engineered mice mimic common sleep problems
Brain networks that help babies learn to walk ID’d