Talk from Dr. Jill James on evidence for epigenetic dysregulation and mitochondrial dysfunction in ASDs.

Published: 02/3/2016

Dr. James is a Research Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and the Director of the Autism Metabolic Genomics Laboratory at the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Research Institute. She received her undergraduate degree from Mills College in Oakland, CA and her doctorate in Nutritional Biochemistry from UCLA. Dr. James has more than 25 years of research experience and is nationally and internationally recognized as an expert in on folate and glutathione metabolism. Her research has been funded by NIH and the Department of Defense and is focused on metabolic, genetic, and epigenetic abnormalities in children with autism and their mothers.

  • fragile x, fragile-x, fragile x syndrome, autism, autism related disorder, autism similar disorder

Fragile X and ASD

October 22nd, 2019|Genetics, Webinar|

When associated with FXS, autism is caused by the genetic change or mutation in the Fragile X gene—the most common genetic cause of autism. Tune in to learn about