By assessing the 16p11.2 deletion autism mouse model, Ted Abel and colleagues uncover male-specific vulnerabilities in striatal signaling and reward function.
SFARI is pleased to announce that it has awarded 13 grants in response to the Explorer Awards request for applications this year.
Jun Huh, Gloria Choi and colleagues provide a link between maternal infection, gut bacteria and the risk of developing behavioral and cortical abnormalities in mice.
New data were added to SFARI Gene in October 2017. This data release included updated gene scores for candidate autism risk genes, new rodent models and new genes and copy number variant loci associated with autism.
SFARI is pleased to announce that it has awarded 32 grants (19 Pilot Awards and 13 Research Awards) in response to the 2017 Pilot and Research Awards request for applications (RFA).
Ginty will define the mechanisms of aberrant touch sensitivity in mouse models of ASD and in individuals with ASD, and will translate these findings into possible therapeutics.