Dispatches from SfN 2021: Mitochondria, Rett therapy and oxytocin

Angie Voyles Askham, Laura Dattaro, Anna Goshua, Peter Hess
2021 Spectrum  
The 2021 Society for Neuroscience annual meeting (SfN) wrapped up yesterday, after four packed days of virtual presentations. The in-person portion of the event was called off a month ago because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. A slew of technical glitches plagued the online offerings, but Spectrum's reporters dialed in to a range of autism-related talks, writing up new findings about maternal auto-antibodies, SCN2A mutations and possible gene therapy approaches for Pitt-Hopkins syndrome,
more » ... mong other topics. The reports below give quick takes on some other autism-related developments of note from the conference.
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