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Abstract #0350

Atypical Gray & White Matter Microstructure in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Mariana Lazar1, Laura Miles1, Jeffrey Donaldson1, Jens H. Jensen1, Joy Carol Ming2

1Department of Radiology, New York University School of Medicine, New York, USA; 2Livingston High School, Livingston, NJ, USA

Autistic Spectrum Disorders are developmental disorders characterized by deficits in social interaction, language, and repetitive behaviors. In this abstract we present evidence that both gray and white matter microstructure is affected in extended brain regions in ASD.