The Role of the Immune System in Autism Spectrum Disorder

Abstract

Autism is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by deficits in communication and social skills as well as repetitive and stereotypical behaviors. While much effort has focused on the identification of genes associated with autism, research emerging within the past two decades suggests that immune dysfunction is a viable risk factor contributing to the… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/npp.2016.158

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