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Researchers make breakthrough in finding possible therapeutic fix for autism, intellectual disability

A breakthrough in finding the mechanism and a possible therapeutic fix for autism and intellectual disability has been made by a University of Nebraska Medical Center researcher and his team at the Munroe-Meyer Institute (MMI).

Woo-Yang Kim, Ph.D., associate professor, developmental neuroscience, led a team of researchers from UNMC and Creighton University into a deeper exploration of a genetic mutation that reduces the function of certain neurons in the brain.

Dr. Kim's findings were published in this week's online issue of Nature Neuroscience.


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Date
10th November 2017
Source
News Medical