Tag: MeCP2

Subcortical multisensory integration in mouse models of autism spectrum disorder

Individuals with autism spectrum disorder experience difficulty integrating across sensory modalities, such as sight and sound. Multisensory integration is particularly prevalent in the subcortical superior colliculus, yet studies to date have not investigated its potential contributions to ASD. In this study, Feinberg plans to test the hypothesis that superior colliculus multisensory integration is altered in mouse models of ASD.

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