Full story from Jon Hamilton, published online in February 3, 2020.
NPR recently featured LIBD’s novel finding in autism spectrum disorder (ASD), published in the journal Nature Neuroscience. In ASD, individual’s appear to suffer malfunctions in a cell that produces a special coating around nerve fibers that facilitates efficient electrical communication across the brain. This could offer a potential new avenue to treatment.
For the full story, “Researchers Link Autism To A System That Insulates Brain Wiring”
LIBD Speaker Series: Kathleen Ries Merikangas, Ph.D.
Title coming soon Kathleen Ries Merikangas, Ph.D. Senior Investigator & Chief, Genetic Epidemiology Research Unit Intramural Research Program National Institute of Mental Health When: April 21, 2020 2:00pm-3:00pm Where: The Lieber Institute for Brain Development Rangos Building Main Conf. Room Suite 300 […]