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Study identifies cause of dendritic pruning defect linked to autism and schizophrenia.

Memories are formed at structures in the brain known as dendritic spines which communicate with other brain cells via synapses. It is known that the number of these brain connections … Continue Reading Study identifies cause of dendritic pruning defect linked to autism and schizophrenia.

Researchers begin to map the epigenetic methylation of excessive brain connections in Autism.

Recent research has linked autism with a lack of pruning in developing brain connections, but a new Dartmouth study suggests instead it is the excessive growth of new connections that … Continue Reading Researchers begin to map the epigenetic methylation of excessive brain connections in Autism.

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