• Adam Dayan, Esq.

A New Study Addresses The Role Of Epigenetic Factors In Causing Autism

A new study focuses on potential epigenetic causes of autism - i.e., not necessarily defects in the genes themselves, but possible problems with certain proteins that aid in the body's internal communication system.


For a more detailed article from Autism Speaks, which co-funded the study, see:

http://www.autismspeaks.org/science/science-news/autism-researchers-discover-%E2%80%98epigenetic%E2%80%99-changes


For an abstract about the study, see:

http://archpsyc.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/short/archgenpsychiatry.2011.151

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