Researchers Swing Toward Monkey Models of Autism

Published October 18, 2012 in SFARI

Scientists reveal efforts to create transgenic monkey models of autism. Compared to mice and rats, these animals are more genetically similar to humans, and display more complex social and communicative behaviors.

http://sfari.org/news-and-opinion/conference-news/2012/society-for-neuroscience-2012/researchers-swing-toward-monkey-models-of-autism

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