Brain Scans Detect Autism's Signature, Yale University School Of Medicine Study

Published: Dec 01, 2010

ScienceDaily (Dec. 1, 2010) — An autism study by Yale School of Medicine researchers using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) has identified a pattern of brain activity that may characterize the genetic vulnerability to developing autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Published Nov. 15 in the early edition of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the study could eventually lead to earlier and more accurate autism diagnosis.

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