Autism Genetic Resource Exchange

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...

AGRE Steering Committee

The AGRE Steering Committee for the AGRE project is made up of active leaders in the scientific community, representing fields which are highly relevant to autism research such as neurodevelopmental biology, neurology, neuroimaging, learning and c... More...

Advisory Committee and Boards

Scientific Advisory Committee Scientific Review Panel... More...
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