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Getting Through To Autism: Seaside Pioneers New Drugs

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Tiny Seaside Therapeutics is doing pioneering work to develop disease-modifying drugs for Autism Spectrum Disorders, a group of syndromes that not long ago was thought immutable and even blamed on bad parenting. By targeting molecular pathways associated with the single gene disorder fragile X syndrome, Seaside hopes to extrapolate its work to other “autisms” and help people most affected by those disorders learn to walk, talk, or even live independent lives.

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