‘Social brain’ networks are altered at a young age in autism

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Each dot represents the gaze position for an individual child watching the movie. The blue dots on the left represent the typically developing toddlers. The red dots represent toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The face wasn’t blurred during the Read more…


Early Diagnosis of ASD : what the studies on social orientation and on joint attention may bring to the issue

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The diagnosis of Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD) is based on behavioral observations. It is hard to make such a diagnosis for sure before the age of 3. However, the first years of life are a period marked by a great Read more…


Profs. Bellone and Gräff are part of the first FENS-Kavli Scholars (2014-2018)

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The Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) and the Kavli Foundation have selected 20 young European neuroscience researchers for the excellence of their research. NCCR-Synapsy is very proud to announce that Professors Camilla Bellone and Johannes Gräff are among the Read more…


Towards a new diagnostic tool for autism and schizophrenia

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Professor Draganski’s team analysed brains from people at risk of developing autism spectrum disorder and schizophrenia. This led to the discovery of a potential biomarker for preclinical use. Autism spectrum disorder, schizophrenia and obesity all have in common a ‘bad’ Read more…