The correct answer is TRUE. According to Dr Chiara Manzini's research, a mutation in the CC2D1A gene that may explain why autism affects boys differently than girls. Listen to our podcast with Dr Garcia for more information about his research here.
Dr Chiara Manzini and her team at the George Washington University Institute for Neuroscience have received a multimillion dollar grant from the NIH’s National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to study the potential role of a CC2D1A in the development of autism in boys and men versus girls and women. Listen to our podcast with Dr Manzini for more information about her research here.