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Study Provides ‘Formula’ for Predicting Effects of Autism-linked Genes

Research co-funded by Autism Speaks promises to improve early identification of autism and identify biological targets for treatment
May 25, 2014

 

Researchers funded by Autism Speaks have helped devise a “genetic formula” that promises to improve the accuracy of early screening for autism and speed the identification of biological targets for future treatments.

Autism Speaks Receives $3 Million Gift from The Gordon and Llura Gund Foundations

Gift from The Gordon & Llura Gund Foundation and The Gordon & Llura Gund 93 Foundation Empowers Autism Speaks to Continue Its Groundbreaking Autism Ten Thousand Genomes Program

Autism Speaks announced have donated a combined $3 million to support Autism Speaks’ Autism Ten Thousand Genomes program.

March 03, 2014

NEW YORK, N.Y. (March 3, 2014) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced that The Gordon & Llura Gund Foundation and The Gordon & Llura Gund 93 Foundation have donated a combined $3 million to support Autism Speaks’ Autism Ten Thousand Genomes (Aut10K) program to sequence the world’s largest collection of whole genomes of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their family members.