Daily Archives: April 16, 2013

DISC1- FOXP2 : Schizophrenia and Autism – Retrospective

The DISC1 promoter: characterization and regulation by FOXP2. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22434823 Medical Genetics Section, Molecular Medicine Centre, MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK. Abstract Disrupted in schizophrenia 1 (DISC1) is a leading candidate susceptibility gene … Continue reading

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Out of Control Inflammation Treatment – Implications for Autism and Schizophrenia.

Key Pathway To Stop Out-Of-Control Inflammation Discovered by Georgia State Researchers http://www.gsu.edu/news/63972.html ATLANTA – A potential new strategy to developing new drugs to control inflammation without serious side effects has been found by Georgia State University researchers and international colleagues. … Continue reading

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Cannabinoid Type 2 and Autism

Cannabinoid Receptor Type 2, but not Type 1, is Up-Regulated in Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells of Children Affected by Autistic Disorders. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23585028 Division of Pharmacology, Department of Experimental Medicine, Second University of Naples, via S. Maria di Costantinopoli, 16, 80138, … Continue reading

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New Mouse Model of Autism – UCSF

Autism Model in Mice Linked With Genetics http://www.ucsf.edu/news/2013/04/105111/autism-model-mice-linked-genetics UC San Francisco Study Makes Significant Progress Toward Mouse Model of Human Autism, Researchers Say For the first time, researchers have linked autism in a mouse model of the disease with abnormalities … Continue reading

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Working Memory in Autism – New Treatment

Drug Could Improve Working Memory of People with Autism, MU Study Finds http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2013/0415-drug-could-improve-working-memory-of-people-with-autism-mu-study-finds/ COLUMBIA, Mo. – People with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) often have trouble communicating and interacting with others because they process language, facial expressions and social cues … Continue reading

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