Autism Genetic Resource Exchange

Autism Speaks Awards 47 New Research Grants Funding $13.2 Million Over Next Three Years

New York, N.Y. (December 21, 2011) – Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the awarding of 47 new research grants totaling $13,242,279 in funding over the next three years. Grants ... More...

Autism Speaks Top 10 Autism Research Achievements of 2011

NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 20, 2011­) – Autism Speaks, the world's largest autism science and advocacy organization, has released its annual list of the 10 most significant science achievements to have impacted autism during the previo... More...

Autism Speaks Autism Genetic Resource Exchange Joins the National Database for Autism Research Federation

NEW YORK, N.Y. (DECEMBER 12, 2011) – Autism Speaks – North America’s largest autism science and advocacy organization – joins the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in announcing the addition of Autism Speaks Autism Geneti... More...

Autism Speaks Funds Creation of World’s Largest Autism Genome Library

Today, Autism Speaks entered into an international partnership that will create the w... More...

Autism Speaks and BGI Collaboration to Generate World’s Largest Library of Sequenced Genomes of Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorders

NEW YORK, N.Y., CAMBRIDGE, M.A.and SHENZHEN, CHINA (October 13, 2011) – Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, and BGI, the largest genomic organizationin the world and a global leader in whole genome... More...

The Womb as Environment

It’s not just genes.

The results of the largest autism twin study ever performed suggest that environmental influences during pregnancy may significantly increase the risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) among twins. This contrasts... More...

Study Finds Pregnancy and Birth Environment May Affect Development of Autism in Twins

NEW YORK, N.Y. (July 4, 2011) – Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, joined in announcing significant findings from the largest known study of twins with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). This work... More...

Autism Genetic Resource Exchange

Our Autism Genetic Resource Exchange is a research repository of genetic and clinical... More...

Researchers Identify Gene Variant Associated with Both Autism and Gastrointestinal Dysfunction

Several studies have reported that children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) often have gastrointestinal (GI) disturbance. In the March issue of Pediatrics, researchers from Vanderbilt University, MassGeneral Hospital for Chi... More...

Open Grants & How to Apply

Grants Programs

Autism Speaks supports global biomedical research into the diagnosis, causes, prevention, and treatment of autism or its disabling symptoms. Our mission is to improve the future for all who ... More...

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