Brain find sheds light on autism

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November 28, 2011
BBC News [UK]    
Posted in News, PND News

"Cells taken from people with a rare syndrome linked to autism could help explain the origins of the condition, scientists suggest. The Stanford University team turned skin cells from people with 'Timothy syndrome' into fully-fledged brain cells. The abnormal activity found in these cells could be partially corrected using an experimental drug, Nature Medicine reports." (11/28/11)  

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