According to the diametric model of mental illness, superficially similar social deficits in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and psychotic spectrum disorders such as schizotypal
New research led by the State University of New York at Buffalo suggests that an anti-cancer drug may be able to reverse social impairments associated with autism.
Children with autism pay just as much attention to speech that doesn’t match lip movements as to speech in which sight and sound are coordinated, according to a new study.
Folic acid, a B vitamin, may lower autism risk and ease features of the condition, according to findings from five unrelated studies published over the past few months.
The same processes that enable the brain to store new memories may also control many autism genes, a new study suggests.
The next installment of the ANDI lecture series will be held on March 1st at 2121 H Street NW, Room B114 from 11am to 12pm and will feature Corinde Weirs, Research Fellow at the Nati
Gene expression patterns in the brains of people with autism are similar to those of people who have schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, according to a large study of postmortem brain tissue.
The next installment of the ANDI lecture series will be held on February 15th at District House, Room B114 from 11am to 12pm and will feature Dr.
Roughly one in five children who has an extra piece of chromosome 7 also meets the criteria for an autism diagnosis, according to a new study.
An analysis of DNA variants suggests the heritability of childhood behavior problems, including autism traits, is about 6 percent, researchers report in a new study.
The Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorder Institute (ANDI) at George Washington University proudly announces the new ANDI Lecture Series. This series aims to inform and connect stud
The prevalence of autism in the United States remained relatively stable from 2014 to 2016, according to a new analysis.
Infants who have neurofibromatosis type 1, a genetic condition linked to autism, show motor difficulties and communication delays at 10 months of age, according to the first study to thoroughly cha
Men with autism respond differently to human odors — and the social signals that they contain — than do their neurotypical peers, according to a new study.
The combinations of genetic variants that influence social communication vary throughout childhood and adolescence, a new study suggests.