GI Motility (IMAGE) Columbia University Irving Medical Center Caption Maps of colon contractions in wild type mice (left) compared to the autism model mice (right). Intestinal motility in the model mice was abnormally slow. Credit Kara Gross Margolis, M.D., and Michael Gershon, M.D., Columbia University Medical Center Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.