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The following featured articles include those from NICHD researchers or NICHD-supported researchers.

  • Boccuto, L., Lauri, M., Sarasua, S. M., Skinner, C. D., Buccella, D., Dwivedi, A., et al. (2013). Prevalence of SHANK3 variants in patients with different subtypes of autism spectrum disorders. European Journal of Human Genetics, 21(3), 310–316.PMID: 22892527
  • Elison, J. T., Wolff, J. J., Heimer, D. C., Paterson, S. J., Gu, H., Hazlett, H. C., et al. (2013). Frontolimbic neural circuitry at 6 months predicts individual differences in joint attention at 9 months. Developmental Science, 16(2),186–197. PMID: 23432829
  • Girirajan, S., Dennis, M. Y., Baker, C., Maliq, M., Coe, B. P., Campbell, C.D., et al. (2013). Refinement and discovery of new hotspots of copy-number variation associated with autism spectrum disorder. American Journal of Human Genetics, 92(2),221–237. PMID: 23375656
  • Grubb, M. A., Behrmann, M., Egan, R., Minshew, N. J., Carrasco, M., & Heeger, D.J. (2013). Endogenous spatial attention: Evidence for intact functioning in adults with autism. Autism Research, 6(2), 108–118. PMID: 23427075
  • Hobson, J. A., Hobson, R. P., Malik, S., Bargiota, K., & Calo, S. (2013). The relation between social engagement and pretend play in autism. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 31(Pt 1),114–127. PMID: 23331110
  • Hogan-Brown, A. L., Losh, M., Martin, G. E., & Mueffelmann, D. J. (2013). An investigation of narrative ability in boys with autism and fragile X syndrome. American Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 118(2),77–94. PMID: 23464607
  • James, S. J., Shpyleva, S., Melnyk, S., Pavliv, O., & Pogribny, I. P. (2013). Complex epigenetic regulation of Engrailed-2 (EN-2) homeobox gene in the autism cerebellum. Translational Psychiatry, 3, e232. PMID: 23423141
  • Jones, E. J., Webb, S. J., Estes, A., & Dawson, G. (2013). Rule learning in autism: The role of reward type and social context. Developmental Neuropsychology, 38(1),58–77. PMID: 23311315
  • Mayo, J., Chlebowski, C., Eigsti, I. M., & Fein, D. (2013). Age of first words predicts cognitive ability and adaptive skills in children with ASD. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43(2), 253–264. PMID: 22673858
  • Patriquin, M. A., Lorenzi, J., Scarpa, A., & Bell, M. A. (2013). Developmental trajectories of respiratory sinus arrhythmia: Associations with social responsiveness. Developmental Psychobiology [Epub ahead of print].PMID: 23341170
  • Sasson, N. J., Lam, K. S., Childress, D., Parlier, M., Daniels, J. L., & Piven, J. (2013). The broad autism phenotype questionnaire: Prevalence and diagnostic classification. Autism Research, 6(2), 134–143. PMID: 23427091
  • Ziats, M. N., & Rennert, O. M. (2013). Aberrant expression of long noncoding RNAs in autistic brain. Journal of Molecular Neuroscience, 49(3),589–593. PMID: 22949041
  • Ascano, M., Mukherjee, N., Bandaru, P., Miller, J. B., Nusbaum, J. D., Corcoran, D. L., et al. (2012). FMRP targets distinct mRNA sequence elements to regulate protein expression. Nature, 492(7429),382–386. PMID: 23235829
  • Dinstein, I., Heeger, D. J., Lorenzi, L., Minshew, N. J., Malach, R., & Benrmann, M. (2012). Unreliable evoked responses in autism. Neuron, 75(6),981–991. PMID: 22998867
  • Kasari, C., Gulsrud, A., Freeman, S., Paparella, T., & Hellemann, G. (2012). Longitudinal follow-up of children with autism receiving targeted interventions on joint attention and play. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 51(5), 487–495. PMID: 22525955
  • Lee, T. L., Raygada, M. J., & Rennert, O. M. (2012). Integrative gene network analysis provides novel regulatory relationships, genetic contributions and susceptible targets in autism spectrum disorders. Gene, 496(2),88–96. PMID: 22306264
  • Malow, B., Adkins, K. W., McGrew, S. G., Wang, L., Goldman, S. E., Fawkes, D., & Burnette, C. (2012). Melatonin for sleep in children with autism: A controlled trial examining dose, tolerability, and outcomes. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 42(8), 1729–1737. PMID: 22160300
  • O’Roak, B. J., Vives, L., Fu, W., Egertson, J. D., Stanaway, I. B., Phelps, I. G, et al. (2012). Multiplex targeted sequencing identifies recurrently mutated genes in autism spectrum disorders. Science, 338(6114), 1619–1622. PMID: 23160955
  • O’Roak, B. J., Vives, L., Girirajan, S., Karakoc, E., Krumm, N., Coe, B. P., et al. (2012). Sporadic autism exomes reveal a highly interconnected protein network of de novo mutations. Nature, 485(7397), 246–250. PMID: 22495309
  • Peterson, C. C., Wellman, H. M., & Slaughter, V. (2012). The mind behind the message: Advancing theory-of-mind scales for typically developing children, and those with deafness, autism, or Asperger syndrome. Child Development, 83(2), 469–485. PMID: 22304467
  • Roantree, C. F., & Kennedy, C. H. (2012). Functional analysis of inappropriate social interactions in students with Asperger’s syndrome. Journal of Applied Behavioral Analysis, 45(3),585–591. PMID: 23060671
  • Rudie, J. D., Hernandez, L. M., Brown, J. A., Beck-Pancer, D., Colich, N. L., Gorrindo, P., (2012). Autism-associated promoter variant in MET impacts functional and structural brain networks. Neuron, 75(5), 904–915. PMID: 22958829
  • Stephens, B. E., Bann, C. M., Watson, V. E., Sheinkopf, S. J., Peralta-Carcelen, M., Bodnar, A., et al. (2012). Screening for autism spectrum disorders in extremely preterm infants. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, 33(7),535–541. PMID: 22926660
  • Tsai, N. P., Wilkerson, J. R., Guo, W., Maksimova, M. A., DeMartino, G. N., Cowan, C. W., et al. (2012). Multiple autism-linked genes mediate synapse elimination via proteasomal degradation of a synaptic scaffold PSD-95. Cell, 151(7),1581–1594. PMID: 23260144
  • Wolff, J. J., Gu, H., Gerig, G., Elison, J. T., Styner, M., Gouttard, S., et al. (2012). Differences in white matter fiber tract development present from 6 to 24 months in infants with autism. American Journal of Psychiatry, 169(6), 589–600. PMID: 22362397

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