Researchers ID 102 Genes Linked to Autism
n the largest genetics study of its kind to date, scientists have identified 102 genes associated with the risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
Researchers also gained further insight into which of these genes are associated with both ASD and other disorders that cause intellectual disability and developmental delay.
For the study, an international team of researchers analyzed more than 35,000 participant samples, including almost 12,000 from people with ASD.
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