Cerebellar pathology in autism

S. Hossein Fatemi

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Scopus citations


Autism is a severe brain disorder with a rising prevalence rate. Both genetic and environmental etiologies contribute to the development of this disorder. While autistic pathology involves multiple brain sites, the focus in this chapter will be on summarizing cerebellar pathology in autism.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEssentials of Cerebellum and Cerebellar Disorders
Subtitle of host publicationA Primer for Graduate Students
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9783319245515
ISBN (Print)9783319245492
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016

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  • Autism
  • Cerebellum
  • FMRP
  • GABA
  • mGluR5


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