UCLA researchers are involved in a multi-site research study called the Simons Simplex Collection (SSC), to gather DNA samples from 2,000 autism patients and their families over the next three years. The SSC is a coordinated effort to create a database of information about cases where there is only one family member with autism. This group, which represents the great majority of autism spectrum disorders, will lead us to new genetic factors that increase the risk of autism.
Families who have one child 4-17 years old with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or a suspected ASD and no other children with ASD.
Participants will receive:
For more information call UCLA at 310-267-CART
See attached flyer for more details.
Originally created: 6 Apr 2010 Current author: Dr. Candace J. Wi...
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