Save-the-Date for the CHOP-Penn Autism Research Symposium: Building the Future Together on May 9, 2024! This scientific symposium will explore opportunities for collaboration and breakthrough in our understanding and treatment of autism across the lifespan….

Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is the most common genetically inherited cause of intellectual disability in humans. New research shows how the hormone insulin – usually associated with diabetes — is involved in the daily activity…


Penn Study Points to High Priority Genes as Potential Research Targets in Autistic Spectrum Disorder. Read More

A study of a new mouse model identifies a drug target that has the potential to increase social interaction in individuals with some forms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD), according to researchers in the Perelman…