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Advances presented at the recent Society for Neuroscience meeting

After 5 intensive days at the annual meeting held this year in New Orleans, things are just getting back to normal around here. Among the >28,000 participants, there were several presentations that particularly caught my eye in the areas of … Continue reading

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Nutritional supplement for rare form of autism?

A mutation in the gene for an enzyme (BCKDK) that blocks the breakdown of certain amino acids has been linked to a very┬árare form of autism, epilepsy and intellectual disability. Thus, these patients have abnormally low levels of these amino … Continue reading

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