Vascular development may be at risk in autism

Posted on Monday, July 13, 2020

Dr. Baptiste Lacoste

Photo credit : Dr. Baptiste Lacoste

A Canadian collaboration led by Dr. Baptiste Lacoste has undertaken the first ever in-depth study of vasculature in the autistic brain. The product of four years of work, a paper published today in Nature Neuroscience lays out several lines of novel evidence that strongly implicate defects in endothelial cells—the lining of blood vessels—in autism.

Read the full article here.

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