Acknowledgment Policy

All investigators who have received funds from SFARI and/or have used SFARI resources, biospecimens or data must follow these guidelines when publishing work.

SFARI-funded investigators

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SFARI-funded investigators

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“This work was supported by a grant from the Simons Foundation (Grant Number, Awardee Initials)” or if applicable “This work was supported by a grant from SFARI (Grant Number, Awardee Initials).”

Simons Simplex Collection (SSC)

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SFARI-funded investigators who use SSC phenotypic data, genetic data, biospecimens and/or recruitment services

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  • “This work was supported by a grant from the Simons Foundation (Grant Number, Awardee Initials)” or if applicable “This work was supported by a grant from SFARI (Grant Number, Awardee Initials).”
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  • We are grateful to all of the families at the participating Simons Simplex Collection (SSC) sites, as well as the principal investigators (A. Beaudet, R. Bernier, J. Constantino, E. Cook, E. Fombonne, D. Geschwind, R. Goin-Kochel, E. Hanson, D. Grice, A. Klin, D. Ledbetter, C. Lord, C. Martin, D. Martin, R. Maxim, J. Miles, O. Ousley, K. Pelphrey, B. Peterson, J. Piggot, C. Saulnier, M. State, W. Stone, J. Sutcliffe, C. Walsh, Z. Warren, E. Wijsman).
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  • We appreciate obtaining access to [include here the type of data used, eg. phenotypic and/or genetic] data on SFARI Base.
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  • Approved researchers can obtain the SSC population dataset described in this study ([include here the URL of the population used, obtained from SFARI Base]) by applying at https://base.sfari.org.
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All non-SFARI-funded investigators who use SSC phenotypic data, genetic data, biospecimens and/or recruitment services  

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  • We are grateful to all of the families at the participating Simons Simplex Collection (SSC) sites, as well as the principal investigators (A. Beaudet, R. Bernier, J. Constantino, E. Cook, E. Fombonne, D. Geschwind, R. Goin-Kochel, E. Hanson, D. Grice, A. Klin, D. Ledbetter, C. Lord, C. Martin, D. Martin, R. Maxim, J. Miles, O. Ousley, K. Pelphrey, B. Peterson, J. Piggot, C. Saulnier, M. State, W. Stone, J. Sutcliffe, C. Walsh, Z. Warren, E. Wijsman).
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  • We appreciate obtaining access to [include here the type of data used, eg. phenotypic and/or genetic] data on SFARI Base.
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  • Approved researchers can obtain the SSC population dataset described in this study ([include here the URL of the population used, obtained from SFARI Base]) by applying at https://base.sfari.org.

Simons Searchlight

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SFARI-funded investigators who use Simons Searchlight phenotypic data, genetic data, imaging data and/or biospecimens

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  • “This work was supported by a grant from the Simons Foundation (Grant Number, Awardee Initials)” or if applicable “This work was supported by a grant from SFARI (Grant Number, Awardee Initials).”
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  • We are grateful to all of the families at the participating Simons Searchlight sites, as well as the Simons Searchlight Consortium.
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  • We appreciate obtaining access to to [include here the type of data used, eg. phenotypic, genetic and/or imaging] data on SFARI Base.
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  • Approved researchers can obtain the Simons Searchlight population dataset described in this study ([include here the URL of the population used, obtained from SFARI Base]) by applying at https://base.sfari.org.
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All non-SFARI-funded investigators who use Simons Searchlight phenotypic data, genetic data, imaging data and/or biospecimens

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  • We are grateful to all of the families at the participating Simons Searchlight sites, as well as the Simons Searchlight Consortium.
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  • We appreciate obtaining access to to [include here the type of data used, eg. phenotypic, genetic and/or imaging] data on SFARI Base.
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  • Approved researchers can obtain the Simons Searchlight population dataset described in this study ([include here the URL of the population used, obtained from SFARI Base]) by applying at https://base.sfari.org.

Simons Foundation Powering Autism Research for Knowledge (SPARK)

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SFARI-funded investigators who use SPARK phenotypic data, genetic data, and/or recruitment services

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  • “This work was supported by a grant from the Simons Foundation (Grant Number, Awardee Initials)” or if applicable “This work was supported by a grant from SFARI (Grant Number, Awardee Initials).”
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  • We are grateful to all of the families in SPARK, the SPARK clinical sites and SPARK staff.
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  • We appreciate obtaining access to [include here the type of data used, eg. phenotypic and/or genetic] data on SFARI Base.
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  • Approved researchers can obtain the SPARK population dataset described in this study ([include here the URL of the population used, obtained from SFARI Base]) by applying at https://base.sfari.org.
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  • We appreciate obtaining access to recruit participants through SPARK research match on SFARI Base.
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All non-SFARI-funded investigators who use SPARK phenotypic data, genetic data and/or recruitment services

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  • We are grateful to all of the families in SPARK, the SPARK clinical sites and SPARK staff.
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  • We appreciate obtaining access to [include here the type of data used, eg. phenotypic and/or genetic] data on SFARI Base.
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  • Approved researchers can obtain the SPARK population dataset described in this study ([include here the URL of the population used, obtained from SFARI Base]) by applying at https://base.sfari.org.
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  • We appreciate obtaining access to recruit participants through SPARK research match on SFARI Base.

Autism Inpatient Collection (AIC)

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SFARI-funded investigators who use AIC phenotypic data, genetic data, and/or biospecimens

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  • “This work was supported by a grant from the Simons Foundation (Grant Number, Awardee Initials)” or if applicable “This work was supported by a grant from SFARI (Grant Number, Awardee Initials).”
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  • We are grateful to all of the families at the participating Autism Inpatient Collection (AIC) sites, as well as the principal investigators (C. Erickson, R. Gabriels, R. Mahajan, C. Mazefsky, S. Santangelo, M. Siegel, G. Righi).
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  • We appreciate obtaining access to [include here the type of data used, eg. phenotypic and/or genetic] data on SFARI Base.
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  • Approved researchers can obtain the AIC population dataset described in this study ([include here the URL of the population used, obtained from SFARI Base]) by applying at https://base.sfari.org.
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All non-SFARI-funded investigators who use AIC phenotypic data, genetic data, and/or biospecimens

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  • We are grateful to all of the families at the participating Autism Inpatient Collection (AIC) sites, as well as the principal investigators (C. Erickson, R. Gabriels, R. Mahajan, C. Mazefsky, S. Santangelo, M. Siegel, G. Righi).
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  • We appreciate obtaining access to [include here the type of data used, eg. phenotypic and/or genetic] data on SFARI Base.
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  • Approved researchers can obtain the AIC population dataset described in this study ([include here the URL of the population used, obtained from SFARI Base]) by applying at https://base.sfari.org.
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