Resources & Programs

 
Autism Genetic Resource Exchange
The Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) is a repository (gene bank) of genetic and clinical information that is made available to autism researchers worldwide.
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Autism Treatment Network
The Autism Treatment Network (ATN) was established in 2005 as the nation's first network of hospitals and physicians aiming to bridge gaps in knowledge and understanding and to improve treatment for individuals with autism.
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Autism Treatment Network
   
Autism BrainNet
A collaboration between Autism Speaks, the Simons Foundation and the Autism Science Foundation. Learn about donor
registration and help advance scientific understanding and evidence-based treatment of autism. 

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The Autism Tissue Program is now a part of Autism BrainNet. Learn more here.

   
Autism Clinical Trials Network
The Autism Clinical Trials Network (ACTN) launched in 2005 to focus on translational research, the critical step necessary to transfer findings from the laboratory to clinical application.
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Interactive Autism Network

The Interactive Autism Network (IAN) is an innovative online project bringing together tens of thousands of people nationwide affected by autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and hundreds of researchers in a search for answers. Individuals with an ASD and their families can share information in a secure setting to become part of the largest online autism research effort in the United States.

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Family Participation in Research Studies Web Listing provides information to families affected by autism about national and local research studies who are actively seeking families for participation. Families can select from a list of studies, contact the researcher, and learn more about the purpose, eligibility and location of a study.
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