In Autism, Gene Findings May Help Explain Biology and Guide Drug Discovery

Monday, February 06, 2012

Lauren Weiss, PhDWeissUCSF News – February 6, 2012

Austism and related disorders that profoundly affect behavior and development are diagnosed more often today than ever before.

But despite its rising profile in the media and in the minds of parents, still little is known about what causes autism. Confronted by this stubborn mystery, Lauren Weiss, PhD, a researcher with the UCSF Institute for Human Genetics and Deparment of Psychiatry, is nonetheless optimistic.

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