Gene Mutations Offer Clues On The Autistic Brain

Christopher Walsh, professor, Pediatrics and Neurology, Children's Hospital Boston
Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass.

Rebecca Landa, director, Center for Autism and Related Disorders, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Md.

Irva Hertz-Picciotto, professor, Epidemiology, UC Davis MIND Institute, Sacramento, Calif.

A trio of studies in the journal Neuron describe genetic mutations that may influence the development of the autistic brain, and how neurons connect to each other. Ira Flatow and guests discuss the latest science on autism, and some of the most successful treatment options.

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