ORYZON starts preclinical collaboration on autism with the Seaver Autism Center at Mount Sinai

by Oryzon Genomics

Goal is to explore effects of LSD1 inhibition on animal models of autism in Shank3 deficient mice models

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Researchers find new transposon-derived genes related to autism and other neurological diseases

by Universitat de Barcelona

The lack of some genes in the BEC/TCEAL cluster could be related to some alterations associated with the autism spectrum disorder, according to a preclinical study published in the journal Genome​ B...

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Connecta Therapeutics raises €1.7 M in a round led by Inveready to develop new treatment for fragile X syndrome

by Inveready

Connecta Therapeutics has closed a €1.7 million round of investment led by Inveready that will allow the company to take its first drug through to phase IIa clinical trials in patients who have frag...

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ORYZON enters into pioneering precision medicine collaboration with La Paz Hospital in Madrid for Phelan-McDermid Syndrome

by Oryzon Genomics

Oryzon Genomics, S.A. (ISIN Code: ES0167733015, ORY), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company leveraging epigenetics to develop therapies in diseases with strong unmet medical need, announced today...

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Researchers describe a rare disease associated with autistic features after identifying a new patient

by Universitat de Barcelona

The whole-exome sequencing of a patient, published in the journal Scientific Reports, favoured the diagnoses of FOXP1 syndrome, a rare disease, which shows autist features and language delay. Only twe...

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Launch of APACHE project on air pollution, autism and brain imaging

by ISGlobal - Instituto de Salud Global de Barcelona

What relationship might there be between air pollution and autism spectrum disorders? What is the link, if any, between air pollution and changes in brain structure and function? These are the questio...

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Longer breastfeeding duration is associated with a better cognitive function and could protect against the development of autistic traits

by ISGlobal - Instituto de Salud Global de Barcelona

A study led by ISGlobal researchers confirms that longer breastfeeding duration improves cognitive function and suggests that, in addition, it may protect from the development of autistic traits. The ...

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Prenatal exposure to paracetamol may increase autism spectrum and hyperactivity symptoms in children

by ISGlobal - Instituto de Salud Global de Barcelona

A new study led by ISGlobal has found that paracetamol (acetaminophen), which is used extensively during pregnancy, has a strong association with autism spectrum symptoms in boys and with attention-re...

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Descubierto un nuevo gen implicado en el trastorno del autismo

by CSIC - Centro Superior de Investigaciones Científicas

Los investigadores del Instituto de Neurociencias han logrado un ratón modificado genéticamente que sobreexpresa el gen GRIK4, y han descubierto que estos ratones padecen un deterioro de la interacc...

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Discovered a cause of intellectual disability and autism

by Universitat de Barcelona

The study has analysed 215 cases of patients with intellectual disability, autism or Rett Syndrome without a known genetic defect. “The aim was to determine if we were able to find a molecular cause...

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El Hospital Gregorio Marañón lidera el mayor ensayo clínico de omega-3 en autistas

by Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón

Se trata de un ensayo en el que se incluyeron 80 pacientes, el que ha contado con más pacientes hasta la fecha, en el que se ha demostrado que el tratamiento con omega-3 mejora el índice omega-3/ome...

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Un robot que juega al veo-veo para ayudar a niños con autismo

by Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Investigadores de la UPM trabajan en la creación de un robot con capacidad para interactuar visualmente y mediante la voz. Entre sus aplicaciones están el acompañamiento de ancianos y la ayuda al d...

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