The Continuing Adventures of SuperPreemie

Genetics of Autism

Posted on: March 16, 2007

Interesting piece from All Things Considered last night about causes of autism… issues related to prematurity were not included.

clipped from

Cause of Autism Narrowed Down to 100 Genes

A new study links autism to subtle changes in a wide range of genes. The finding, published in the journal Science, suggests that autism has many causes, and that whatever triggers autism usually occurs long before birth

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