Autism Speaks

Organisational Member

Autism Speaks was founded in February 2005 and is the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders (ASD); and advocating for the needs of individuals with ASD and their families. Over the past 10 years, the science mission at Autism Speaks has invested over $250 million in basic and translational research aimed at turning scientific innovation into applications with real world potential to improve the quality of life and health for individuals living with ASD. Through its Autism Genetics Resource Exchange (AGRE) and MSSNG (whole genome sequencing) programs, Autism Speaks is a recognized leader in supporting genomics discovery research throughout the autism space.

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Los Angeles
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Organisational Member
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Societies and NGOs Patient Disease Advocacy