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UCSB researchers seek autism answers

By   /   Thursday, July 3rd, 2008  /   Comments Off on UCSB researchers seek autism answers

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Decades ago, cancer was thought of as a single disease. But since then, scientists have learned about hundreds of different types of cancer, each one fundamentally different. Now it’s autism’s turn.

“We’re beginning to realize that autism similarly can be broken down into many different forms that have fundamentally different molecular bases,” said Kenneth Kosik, co-director of the Neuroscience Research Institute at the University of California, Santa Barbara.


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