genetics

New Evidence of Genetic Links between Autism and Related Impairments

Lorenzo Miodus-Santini, now 11, was never a big talker. As an infant he didn't babble or coo. When he began to speak as a toddler, he’d learn one word but forget another. At 13 months, he was diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)... More...

Prenatal Inflammation Linked to Autism Risk

Researchers have found more evidence th... More...

Autism Speaks Announces the Release of New Genetic Data for Researchers

New York, N.Y. (November 8, 2012) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, is proud to announce the release of biological and clinical data from 383 new families participating in ... More...

Autism Speaks Awards over $13 Million in Research Funding

 

Autism Speaks is pleased to announce $13,242,279 in grants for scientific research on autism spectrum ... More...

Autism Speaks Helps Create World’s Largest Source of Autism Research Data

 

 

Today, Autism Speaks joins the National Institutes of Health in announcing the addition of Autism Speaks Autism... More...

Watershed Symposia on Autism

What causes autism? Not long ago, the answer to this question would have been “we have n... More...

Autism Researchers Discover ‘Epigenetic’ Changes

 

  In recent years, scientists have identified rare genetic mutations that in and of t... More...

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