Research teams from the University of Tokyo, Showa University, Kyoto University, Hiroshima University, Arizona State University, and the Institute for International Telecommunications Technology have succeeded in developing artificial intelligence that distinguishes autism spectrum disease from brain circuits.Since it has been difficult to diagnose and treat autism spectrum disorders, it is expected to be useful for elucidating the disease mechanism and developing therapeutic agents.

 According to the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development, the research team developed autism spectrum disorders with only 181 values ​​out of the approximately 1 functional connections that make up the brain circuit, based on data on the brain activity of 16 patients. I found out that it could be identified.When we investigated with the world's first state-of-the-art artificial intelligence data developed independently, we succeeded in making a prediction with a probability of 3% using data from three facilities in Japan and public data from the United States.

 Autism spectrum disorder is a developmental disorder that appears in 100 in 1 people, and it is difficult to communicate smoothly with the surroundings at school and society, leading to a decline in quality of life.However, the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder takes a lot of time and effort, and it is difficult to distinguish it from other psychiatric disorders and developmental disorders.The establishment of a highly accurate discrimination method will contribute to the elucidation of the mechanism of the disease, highly objective clinical diagnosis, and the development of new therapeutic agents.

 The research team has been conducting research and development with the support of the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development.

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