As previously reported on Scope, new research from Stanford and UC San Francisco suggests non-genetic factors play an unexpectedly large role in determining autism risk. In a segment on today on KQED's Forum, Joachim Hallmayer, MD, lead author of the study and associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford, discussed the findings, the need for additional research and the importance of understanding how genetic and environmental factors interact with each other in relation to autism risk.
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