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Relatives of Those with Autism Show Eye-Movement Deficits

Posted on Aug 12, 2010 in Autism

by Katherine Harmon The tangled web of autism symptoms and genetic markers has left researchers searching for patterns and trends in unusual places. New work examining the subtle symptoms shared by close relatives has underscored the disease’s heritability. Findings published online August 2 in Archives of General Psychiatry add to the growing list of familial clues about the disease: shared eye-movement deficits. Researchers working at the University of Illinois at Chicago’s (U.I.C.) Center for Cognitive Medicine have found a striking trend: those with autistic relatives are...

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