The role of sex-differential biology in risk for autism spectrum disorder

@inproceedings{Werling2016TheRO,
  title={The role of sex-differential biology in risk for autism spectrum disorder},
  author={Donna M Werling},
  booktitle={Biology of Sex Differences},
  year={2016}
}
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental condition that affects approximately four times as many males as females, a strong sex bias that has not yet been fully explained. Understanding the causes of this biased prevalence may highlight novel avenues for treatment development that could benefit patients with diverse genetic backgrounds, and the expertise of sex differences researchers will be invaluable in this endeavor. In this review, I aim to assess current evidence pertaining to… CONTINUE READING
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