In this blog post, the SFARI science team provides insight into SFARI’s scientific priorities. A number of experimental design issues to consider when preparing a grant application in response to the 2018 Pilot and Research Awards RFA are also discussed.
This blog post accompanies the “SFARI’s 2018 funding priorities” post. In it, the SFARI science team discusses the application and review process for 2018 Pilot and Research Awards.
Director’s column: Fever’s promising puzzle Fever has benefits beyond its role in fighting infection. According to a prospective study published in 2007 and to many anecdotal reports, fever can improve cognitive function and behavior in individuals with autism.
Director’s column: The gene-cognition gap Autism research has attracted a remarkable diversity of scholars. Many of them have developed an understanding of concepts in fields that are not their own, but it is difficult to move beyond that level and think creatively in new domains. With this in mind, I…