Autism diagnosis: scientists for the first time have identified a marker in the brain linked to autism that can be detected by MRI

Autism diagnosis scientists for the first time have identified a marker in the brain linked to autism that can be detected by MRI

How Is autism diagnosed? Until now, there was no medical test that could diagnose autism. Instead, specially trained practitioners had to made a subjective diagnosis. Now researchers at CNRS, Aix-Marseille Université and AP-HM have identified a cerebral marker specific to autism that can be detected by MRI and is present as from the age of two years. This discovery will assist in more targeted therapies and medical treatments. Medical Xpress.