Autism Risk Gene May Generate a Tangle of Wiring the Brain
Discover magazine, AOL Health, Med Page Today, Asian News International, Indo-Asian News Service, Press Trust of India and the blog Left Brain Right Brain reported Nov. 4 on a UCLA study that is the first to illustrate how an autism risk gene rewires the brain. The stories quoted Susan Bookheimer, a professor of psychiatry who holds the Joaquin Fuster Chair in Cognitive Neurosciences; Dr. Daniel Geschwind, a professor of neurology and psychiatry who holds the Gordon and Virginia MacDonald Distinguished Chair in Human Genetics; and former UCLA graduate student Ashley Scott-Van Zeeland.
- “Autism Risk Gene May Generate a Tangle of Wiring the Brain” http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/80beats/2010/11/04/autism-risk-gene-may-generate-a-tangle-of-wiring-the-brain/
- “Too Many Connections in Brain May Explain Autism Learning Disability” http://www.aolhealth.com/2010/11/04/brain-autism-learning-connection/
- “ 'Autism Gene' Disrupts Brain Wiring” http://www.medpagetoday.com/Neurology/Autism/23163
- “Autism Study Reveals How Genetic Changes Rewire the Brain” http://sify.com/news/autism-study-reveals-how-genetic-changes-rewire-the-brain-news-international-klemuedcedi.html