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New Drug Target for Increasing Social Interaction in Autism

New Drug Target for Increasing Social Interaction in Autism

A new drug target that has the potential to treat the social interaction deficits of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has been identified at the University of Pennsylvania. This new discovery can help scientists better understand the causes and brain changes in autism.

Source: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2016-09-mouse-potential-drug-social-interaction.html
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