Published on 4/07/2022 4:21:18 PM | Source: ANI

Immune cells in brain could become new drug targets for ASD, intellectual disability

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Scientists have discovered a convergent mechanism that may be responsible for how two top-ranked genetic risk factors for autism spectrum disorder/intellectual disability (ASD/ID) lead to these neurodevelopmental disorders.
While ASD is distinct from ID, a significant proportion approximately 31 per cent of people with ASD also exhibit ID. Neither condition is well-understood at the molecular level.