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Study: Scientists Report Success Treating Symptoms of Fragile X

December 18, 2007


A new study released today by scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology adds evidence that therapeutics targeting a particular signaling protein may be a viable strategy for treating symptoms of Fragile X. The fact that scientists are learning how to alter brain circuits relevant to neurodevelopmental disorders can rapidly enhance our understanding of autism as well.

Click here to read a press release from MIT.

Click here to read Progress in Understanding "Model" Syndromes May Lead to Breakthroughs in Understanding Autism