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Google Cloud Platform to be used for Unprecedented Ten Thousand Genomes Program, Accelerating Potential for Significant Breakthroughs in Autism Research

A collaboration with Google to develop the world’s largest database of genomic sequence information on individuals with autism

June 10, 2014

New York, N.Y. (June 10, 2014) – Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, today announced a collaboration with Google to develop the world’s largest database of genomic sequence information on individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their family members. The collaboration represents a significant milestone in advancing genomic research of the disorder, and could lead to breakthroughs into the causes, subtypes and better diagnosis and treatment for ASD.