UCLA study links autism to changes in micro-RNAs - Geschwind Lab
September 6, 2016
UCLA study links autism to changes in micro-RNAs
Discovery opens up new avenue of research into autism’s causes and potential therapies
In an important new study, principal investigator Daniel Geschwind, MD, PhD and colleagues at UCLA, have found that the brains of people with autism spectrum disorders show distinctive changes in the levels of tiny regulator molecules known as microRNAs, which control the activities of large gene networks. The new research, is published online in Nature Neuroscience. Read more here.