In this post, Jamie takes a closer look at some of the key questions and challenges in autism research today, and how stem cells might help. Read on for more about:
Studying the genetics of autism spectrum disorder
The complex nature of the genetics of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is just one of the many challenges in researching this topic. In the past decade we have found candidate genes implicated in many areas, such as the growth and development of neuronal cells, regulation of signalling molecules involved in the immune system, and mitochondrial function.