SFARI Investigators elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences Six current and former SFARI Investigators are among the 213 newly elected members of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, one of the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honorary societies.
SFARI Gene: New data release New data were added to SFARI Gene in April 2018. This data release included updated gene scores for candidate autism risk genes, as well as the addition of new genes, animal models, and copy number variant loci associated with autism.
Simons Variation in Individuals Project (Simons VIP): New data release New Simons VIP Phase 2 data were recently added to SFARI Base. This data release included data from individuals with 16p11.2 copy number variants (CNVs), 1q21.1 CNVs and mutations in the following single genes: ADNP, ASXL3, DYRK1A, FOXP1, GRIN2B, HIVEP2, MED13L, PACS1, PPP2R5D, SCN2A, SETBP1,…
SFARI announces the launch of HumanBase SFARI announces the launch of HumanBase, a Simons Foundation interactive web server for predictions and information about human genes, pathways and disorders.
SPARK’s first year: A new paper describes goals and milestones SFARI announces that a new article summarizing the first year’s activities of SPARK — a SFARI-funded study that aims to recruit, engage and retain 50,000 individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their family members — was published in the journal Neuron.
Third-party gene scores added to SFARI Gene SFARI is happy to announce a new addition to the gene-scoring module of SFARI Gene: scores and rankings from an additional six published approaches to evaluating the strength of the evidence implicating each gene in autism risk.
SFARI 2017 Explorer awardees announced SFARI is pleased to announce that it has awarded 13 grants in response to the Explorer Awards request for applications this year.
SFARI announces 2017 Bridge to Independence Award finalists SFARI is pleased to announce that it has selected seven finalists in response to the 2017 Bridge to Independence Award request for applications.