The Human Model: Changing Focus on Autism Research

Biol Psychiatry. 2015 Mar 17. pii: S0006-3223(15)00226-7. doi: 10.1016/j.biopsych.2015.03.012. [Epub ahead of print] Muotri AR1. Abstract The lack of live human brain cells for research has slowed progress toward understanding the mechanisms underlying autism spectrum disorders. A human model using reprogrammed patient somatic cells offers an attractive alternative, as it captures a patient’s genome in(…)