The largest-ever autism genome study reveals that the disorder’s genetic underpinnings are even more complex than previously thought: Most siblings who have autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have different autism-linked genes. Read more about the study findings here.
Autism Speaks plans to make the de-identified data freely available for global research to speed understanding of autism and the development of individualized treatments.
The goal of the project’s first phase is to upload 10,000 sequenced autism genomes, together with state-of-the-art, web-based analytic tools.
Below is a list of media outlets that covered the study findings: