A key protein in the origin of autism

Raúl Méndez, IRB Barcelona & José J. Lucas, CSIC. Picture by Xavier Cervera, La Vanguardia.

Raúl Méndez, IRB Barcelona & José J. Lucas, CSIC. Picture by Xavier Cervera, La Vanguardia.


La Vanguardia has published an article about a research project led by IRB Barcelona and the Severo Ochoa Molecular Biology Centre that has been nominated for the "Vanguardia de la Ciencia" Award. Addressing the CPEB4 protein, the study reveals that it is a key factor in the origin of autism. The winning project will be chosen through a popular vote. The last day to vote is 28 February.

Link to La Vanguardia