Autism and the Immune system – Perspective

“Could there be a link between the rise in immune-mediated disorders such as autoimmunity and allergies/asthma, and a neurodevelopmental disorder like autism? It is only through the willingness to consider the possible shared mechanisms that we will be able to answer this question and move forward towards prevention.”

Judy Van de Water is professor of clinical immunology at the University of California, Davis.

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and original NYT article here


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