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Computer-based memory games may benefit people with fragile X syndrome

Memory training game may help people with fragile X and other intellectual disorders.
15-Apr-2019 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Experimental Drug Improves Eye Gaze Behavior in Fragile X Syndrome

Researchers at MIND Institute at UC Davis and Rush University Medical Center have found that mavoglurant, an experimental drug known as an mGluR5 negative modulator, can positively modify a key characteristic behavior in individuals with fragile X...
15-Jan-2019 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Siblings of children with autism or ADHD are at elevated risk for both disorders

Later-born siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at elevated risk for both disorders, a new study led by Meghan Miller, assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and...
6-Dec-2018 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Third Study Confirms: Increased Cerebrospinal Fluid Can Predict Autism

Researchers at the UC Davis MIND Institute and the University of North Carolina have shown for the third time that an increased amount of extra-axial cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is associated with the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder in young...
26-Sep-2018 6:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Biomarker Panel Could Accelerate Autism Diagnoses

Investigators at the UC Davis MIND Institute and NeuroPointDX, a division of Stemina Biomarker Discovery, have identified a group of blood metabolites that could help detect some children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Part of the Children’s...
31-Aug-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Model Could Illuminate Autism Subtype

Can a new mouse model provide essential insights into one type of autism spectrum disorder? UC Davis researchers hope their work yields new therapies for children.
28-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Immune System and Gastrointestinal Deregulation Linked with Autism

Researchers at the UC Davis MIND Institute have found that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have reduced immune system regulation, as well as shifts in their gut microbiota. The immune deregulation appears to facilitate increased...
17-Apr-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Amygdala Neurons Increase as Children Become Adults – Except in Autism

In a striking new finding, researchers at the UC Davis MIND Institute found that typically-developing children gain more neurons in a region of the brain that governs social and emotional behavior, the amygdala, as they become adults. This...
20-Mar-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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