Full story was written by Nicholette Zeliadt and published online in Spectrum News on October 23, 2019
Loss of insulation on neurons may contribute to autism
Genes involved in the formation of myelin, a fatty substance that sheathes neurons, are altered in brain tissue from autistic people and in several mouse models. The mice also have unusually few myelinated nerve fibers…
For the full story: “Loss of insulation of neurons may contribute to autism”
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 […]