epigenetics

Autism Speaks Top Ten Advances in Autism Research 2013

The year 2013 brought signs of a gratifying maturation in aut... More...

Autism Study Advances Understanding of Gene-Environment Interactions

A new study using human brain tissue from the Autism Tissue Program (ATP), an Autism Speaks translational research program, identifies new genes of interest in understa... More...

Beyond Autism Genes: Epigenetic Differences in Identical Twins

 

A “Top Ten Advances in Autism Research 2013” Selection See all the year’s “Top Ten” here. ... More...

Hundreds of Tiny Mutations Linked to Autism

Many arise spontaneously in germ cells; may explain why autism risk higher among children of older fathers

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What is epigenetics, and what does it have to do with autism?

This week’s “Got Questions?” answer comes from Alycia Halladay, PhD, Autism Speaks director of research for e... More...

Autism Speaks Awards 47 New Research Grants Funding $13.2 Million Over Next Three Years

New York, N.Y. (December 21, 2011) – Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the awarding of 47 new research grants totaling $13,242,279 in funding over the next three years. Grants ... More...

Autism Researchers Discover ‘Epigenetic’ Changes

 

  In recent years, scientists have identified rare genetic mutations that in and of t... More...

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