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Autism

Some brains are idiosyncratic
21.01.2015

A new Weizmann Institute study reveals the idiosyncratic brain patterns of autism

(l-r) Prof. Dr. Peter Gruss, President of the Max Planck Society, Prof. Daniel Zajfman, President of the Weizmann Institute with the signed agreement
05.03.2014

The Weizmann Institute's Prof. Alon Chen will head the Lab

mouse house
17.06.2013

Weizmann Institute research into mouse social behavior finds signs of leadership and reveals “autistic” mouse society
 

Sensory axons induced to prune by trophic withdrawal in vitro
28.05.2013

Researchers discover a pivotal mechanism for shaping the nervous system

we all smile
17.04.2013

Monitoring our own facial expression along with that of others is crucial in a complex social situation

As compared to the control brain (top), the autistic brain (bottom) shows weaker inter-hemispheric synchronization in several areas, particularly the superior temporal gyrus (light blue) and the inferior frontal gyrus (red)
19.09.2011
A new biological marker for autism may enable early diagnosis
As compared to the control brain (top), the autistic brain (bottom) shows weaker inter-hemispheric synchronization in several areas, particularly the superior temporal gyrus (light blue) and the inferior frontal gyrus (red)
24.07.2011

The finding, by Weizmann Institute scientists, could lead to the development of tools for early diagnosis

microglia
27.06.2016

Weizmann Institute findings in mice may help explain how viral infection during pregnancy raises the risk of autism and schizophrenia in the...