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Stephen W. Scherer

ATP Investigators Undertake Comprehensive Brain Tissue Analysis

November 14, 2007

The Autism Tissue Program (ATP) Tissue Advisory Board recently approved five exciting new projects, marking the most comprehensive study of brain tissue in autism research to date. These studies highlight the use of donated brain tissue to explore new and provocative hypotheses about the causes of autism and shape thinking about treatment strategies.

Autism Speaks, Science, Latest Research

2000 Grants Funded (CAN)

Conditional neurotrophin knock-out mice as a model for the developmental neuropathology of autism

Schahram Akbarian, Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital (Young Investigator)