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Jun. 22, 2017

Media mentions: AAAS covers latest work of BSI Toru Takumi "Antidepressant Alleviates Autism-Like Symptoms in Mice"

Antidepressant Alleviates Autism-Like Symptoms in Mice

The FDA-approved drug fluoxetine, also known by the brand name Prozac, restored levels of a key neurotransmitter and improved behavior in mice with an autism-like disorder, a new study in the June 21 issue of Science Advances reports.

Read more from the AAAS website: https://www.aaas.org/news/antidepressant-alleviates-autism-symptoms-mice