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Autism spectrum disorder: prospects for treatment using gene therapy
This review highlights how, despite a number of outstanding challenges, gene therapy has excellent potential to address cognitive dysfunction in ASD.
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a term used to define a complex array of neurodevelopmental disorders characterized by social communication deficits and restricted and repetitive behaviors. The use of animal and cell models allows further discovery about the mechanisms behind these disorders and aid therapeutic development.
Click here to catch up on Dr. Hala Harony-Nicolas discussing the use of cell and animal models and their key role in Autism research.
Throughout the year members of the Seaver Autism Centre at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai will be hosting a series of facebook lives, covering every element of autism research, ranging from diagnosis to treatments.
You can catch up and follow all the action at Mount Sinai's Facebook
August 7th; 5pm GMT- Biomarkers
October 16th; 3pm GMT- Environment in Autism
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