Day: Jan 9, 2019

Sciencedaily.com: PAC1R mutation may be linked to severity of social deficits in autism

Sciencedaily.com: PAC1R mutation may be linked to severity of social deficits in autism

A mutation of the gene PAC1R may be linked to the severity of social deficits experienced by kids with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), finds a study from a multi-institutional research team led by Children’s faculty. If the pilot findings are corroborated in larger, multi-center studies, the research published online Dec.

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Sciencedaily.com: Brain plasticity restored in adult mice through targeting specific nerve cell connections

Sciencedaily.com: Brain plasticity restored in adult mice through targeting specific nerve cell connections

Neuroscientists at Tufts University School of Medicine, in collaboration with colleagues at Yale University School of Medicine, have discovered a new molecular mechanism that is essential for maturation of brain function and may be used to restore plasticity in aged brains. Unlike previous research that broadly manipulated brain plasticity using

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Huffingtonpost.com: Video Shows Kentucky Teacher Dragging 9-Year-Old With Autism Through School

Huffingtonpost.com: Video Shows Kentucky Teacher Dragging 9-Year-Old With Autism Through School

A Kentucky teacher, under investigation after a video appeared to show her dragging a 9-year-old student with autism down a hallway by his wrists, has been terminated and ordered to appear in court.

Trina Abrams is facing a charge of fourth-degree assault of a victim under 12 years old, Kentucky State

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