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April 18, 2016

Tuesday April 18 webcast will include updates on autism research and legislative action as well as public comment period

January 13, 2016

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) heads into 2016 with a with budget increase of 6.6 percent after Congress showed renewed commitment to biomedical research last month. President Obama signed the omnibus appropriations bill that includes $2 billion more than the previous level of $30.1 billion.

November 19, 2015

On Tuesday a newly reconstituted Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) met for the first time. New and returning committee members included a new acting chair, Dr. Bruce Cuthbert.

July 20, 2015

Autism Biomarkers Consortium project will improve tools for measuring social impairment and targeting therapies in children with autism

July 10, 2015

Today the house voted overwhelmingly to approve H.R. 6, better known as the 21st Century Cures Act, to accelerate the rate of medical innovations with a vote of 344-77.

September 30, 2014

Funding will support more than 100 investigators developing new tools for understanding brain circuitry and viewing the brain in action

May 20, 2014

House Oversight Committee examines government's response to autism