Powerful Drug Discovery Protocol for Autism is Accelerating the Development of New Treatments

Updated September 8, 2020

Articles report on UB researchers who are developing a sensitive and reliable new protocol for assessing social deficits in animal models of autism and certain psychiatric conditions, which is expediting the search for effective treatments. “The protocol we developed is facilitating studies on social behaviors and mental disorders related to social impairment," said Zhen Yan, PhD, SUNY Distinguished Professor of physiology and biophysics.