Paul Patterson, Ph.D., answered questions about the New York Times opinion piece on autism and immune dysfunction and related topics. He continued to answer questions that went unanswered during our chat time on his own personal blog, infectiousbehavior.wordpress.com. For more on the topic, please read an Autism Speaks news report about the New York Times piece here.
Bio: Paul Patterson, Ph.D., a professor of biological sciences at California Institute of Technology, is researching the links between immune function and autism. He is the author of “Infectious Behavior: Brain-Immune Connections in Autism, Schizophrenia, and Depression.”