Testing new therapies for autism can be a challenge. Psychiatrist Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele reviews available treatments, outlines some promising options on the horizon and describes how to get involved in research.Read More
Read more about: Autism genes
Because of SPARK and other research studies throughout the world, we are rapidly learning how genes affect our biology and development. We are also learning how changes to some genes can lead to autism. Read about the latest research on autism genetics and visit with people who have learned about a genetic change associated with their autism.
Two brain imaging studies suggest it is possible to detect autism in high-risk infants as early as 6 months.Read More
The speaker for our seventh webinar is Wendy Chung, M.D., Ph.D., principal investigator of SPARK. In this webinar, Dr. Chung discusses basic genetic concepts and shares recent scientific progress in autism genetic research. She also talks about the genetic aspect of SPARK. This webinar is 60 minutes long.Read More