The absence of effective treatments for autism are due to the high clinical and genetic heterogeneity between affected individuals, restricted knowledge of the underlying pathophysiological mechanisms, and the lack of reliable diagnostic biomarkers. Identification of more homogenous biological subgroups is therefore essential for the development of novel treatments based on the molecular mechanisms underpinning autism and autism spectrum disorders. Find the latest research on autism treatment targets here.
Autism spectrum disorder is associated with challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, and often accompanied by sensory sensitivities and medical issues. Here is the latest research.
A common feature of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is the impairment of motor control and learning, consistent with perturbation in cerebellar function. Find the latest research on ASD and motor learning here.
Axon guidance is a complex neural developmental field that investigates mechanisms through which neurons send out axons to reach its target. Here is the latest research in this domain.
brain injury after impact to the head is due to both immediate mechanical effects and delayed responses of neural tissues.
This feed focuses on influences that affect the developing brain including genetics, fetal development, prenatal care, and gene-environment interactions. Here is the latest research in this field.
Cell adhesion molecules found on cell surface help cells bind with other cells or the extracellular matrix to maintain structure and function. Here is the latest research on their role in the brain.
Cerebral organoids are an emerging cutting-edge technology to model human brain development and neurodevelopmental disorders. Here is the latest research.
Congenital brain malformations are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in pediatric patients younger than 2 years. Discover the latest research on congenital brain malformations here.
Double Cortex (DCX) Related Disorders are X-linked inherited disorders that manifest as lissencephaly in males and subcortical band heterotopia in females. Discover the latest research on DCX-Related Disorders here.
Imaging of the brain through different stages of development provides insight on brain structure, function, and plasticity. Insights gained from studying how the brain develops in healthy individuals and in disease can improve understanding and treatment for those with developmental deficits. Follow this feed to stay up to date on developmental neuroimaging.