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Genoma will commercialize the Arisk test outside the US and will provide genetic consulting services and diagnostics services to children with ASD and their parents.

A team of researchers in the UK examined DNA methylation patterns of nearly 180 fetal brain samples, finding significant DNA methylation changes at a number of sites.

Sick Kids' Mohammed Uddin is analyzing various types of gene expression and mutational data to better understand autism.

A new whole-genome sequencing study of families with multiple children with autism finds that siblings don't always share disease mutations.

Genome sequences generated for the Autism Speaks MSSNG project provided evidence of genetic heterogeneity in 85 families, each containing two children affected by autism spectrum disorder.

By combining interactome, candidate gene data, and more, Stanford researchers tie a network of proteins expressed in the corpus callosum to autism.

Tiny transcript shifts across mouse and human cell types led researchers to alternatively splice neural microexons that may be misregulated in post-mortem brain tissues from individuals with autism spectrum disorder.

The gift will establish The Elizabeth H. and James S. McDonnell III Genome Institute. 

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Two new Nature studies by independent research groups catalogued and characterized the role that rare, protein-coding mutations or variants play in autism spectrum disorder.

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The University of California, Berkeley's Jennifer Doudna reflects at Science on the anniversary of the announcement of the birth of twin girls who underwent genome editing.

By studying its enamel proteome, researchers have found the ancient ape Gigantopithecus blacki belongs to a sister clade to that of orangutans.

Bloomberg Businessweek discusses genomics with BGI's Wang Jian.

In Science this week: researchers find transplanting the gut microbiome in mice affects physiology, and more.