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A tendency to walk on tiptoe, repetitive gesticulation, nail-biting or banging of the head against a wall may be signs of a hereditary autism spectrum disorder. Emanuela Santini is studying the genes that control the symptoms, and is hoping to find an effective therapy.
A new and deeper understanding of magnetic phenomena is needed to create scope for next generation IT.
Wallenberg Academy Fellow Johan Östling is conducting a research project entitled “Humanities in motion”, in which he focuses on Sweden and West Germany in the 1960s and 1970s.
Miia Kivipelto has shown that lifestyle changes can prevent memory decline. Now she is delving deeper into the risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease, and creating a new platform for clinical studies. The aim is to be able to tailor treatment methods that prevent and slow the progress of dementia.