Autism Spectrum Disorder
Research Study
Researchers at UMass Chan Medical School are investigating how to improve the care of children and families affected by neurodevelopmental challenges such as autism and Fragile X.
13 - 17
Years Old
Conducted in Worcester, MA
Diagnosis of Autism
Compensation Provided
Able to have an MRI Scan
Fast Facts
About Our Research Study
The purpose of this study is to see if an investigational medication is effective for individuals with autism spectrum disorder.
This study aims to determine whether the study drug gabapentin changes the amount of GABA in the brain.

We will also study whether this study drug has any benefit on social communication in adolescents with ASD.
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