Scientific Articles on Autism

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

  • Almirall, D., DiStefano, C., Chang, Y. C., Shire, S., Kaiser, A., Lu, X., et al. (2016). Longitudinal effects of adaptive interventions with a speech-generating device in minimally verbal children with ASD. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 45(4), 442–456. PMID: 26954267
  • Brandler, W. M., Antaki, D., Gujral, M., Noor, A., Rosanio, G., Chapman, T. R., et al. (2016). Frequency and complexity of de novo structural mutation in autism. American Journal of Human Genetics. 98(4), 667–679. PMID: 27018473
  • Cao, M., Huang, H., Peng, Y., Dong, Q., & He, Y. (2016). Toward developmental connectomics of the human brain. Frontiers in Neuroanatomy. 10(25). PMID: 27064378
  • Casanova, E. L., Sharp, J. L., Chakraborty, H., Sumi, N. S., & Casanova, M. F. (2016). Genes with high penetrance for syndromic and non-syndromic autism typically function within the nucleus and regulate gene expression. Molecular Autism. 7(18). PMID: 26985359
  • Gao, Y., Wang, F., Eisinger, B. E., Kelnhofer, L. E., Jobe, E. M., & Zhao, X. (2016). Integrative single-cell transcriptomics reveals molecular networks defining neuronal maturation during postnatal neurogenesis. Cerebral Cortex. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhw040. PMID: 26989163
  • Harker, C. M., Ibañez, L. V., Nguyen, T. P., Messinger, D. S., & Stone, W. L. (2016). The effect of parenting style on social smiling in infants at high and low risk for ASD. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46(7), 2399–2407. PMID: 27007726
  • Kover, S. T., Edmunds, S. R., & Ellis Weismer, S. (2016). Brief report: Ages of language milestones as predictors of developmental trajectories in young children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46(7), 2501–2507. PMID: 26936159
  • McDonald, N. M., Baker, J. K., & Messinger, D. S. (2016). Oxytocin and parent-child interaction in the development of empathy among children at risk for autism. Developmental Psychology. 52(5), 735–745. PMID: 26998571
  • Pearson, B. L., Simon, J. M., McCoy, E. S., Salazar, G., Fragola, G., & Zylka, M. J. (2016). Identification of chemicals that mimic transcriptional changes associated with autism, brain aging and neurodegeneration. Nature Communications. 7(11173). PMID: 27029645
  • Serna, R. W., Lobo, H. E., Fleming, C. K., Fleming, R. K., Curtin, C., Foran, M. M., & Hamad, C. D. (2015). Innovations in behavioral intervention preparation for paraprofessionals working with children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Special Education Technology. 30(1), 1-12. PMID: 27019544

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