Developmental Disorders

Developmental Disorders

Foundation Independent Investigator Led Team Proving Zika Virus Causes Microcephaly, Other Birth Defects
For months, readers of front-page news have been learning of the spread of the Zika virus in Central and South... Read More
By flipping a genetic switch, researchers were able to eliminate some autism-like behaviors in adult mice, suggesting that the adult... Read More
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Overgrowth of neurons during a particular stage of prenatal brain development can lead to impairment in social interactions later in... Read More
Teenagers with Psychiatric Problems Help Predict Risk of Future Symptoms
Behavioral problems in childhood can sometimes be early symptoms of psychopathology in adulthood. In a new study published February 23,... Read More
Genetic Anomalies
A new method for recreating large-scale genetic anomalies known as copy number variations will make it easier for scientists to... Read More