Simons Simplex Collection: Updated medical and educational data now available Updated medical, developmental and educational outcomes information on a subset of families who participated in the Simons Simplex Collection (SSC) — a total of 440 families — is now available to approved researchers via SFARI Base. Researchers may also apply via SFARI Base to re-contact…
IMFAR 2017: Presentations by SFARI Investigators Presentations that will be given by SFARI Investigators at the 2017 International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) in San Francisco (May 10-13) are highlighted.
SFARI Gene: New data release New data were added to SFARI Gene in March 2017. This data release included updated gene scores for candidate autism risk genes, new animal models, and new copy number variant loci associated with autism.
Simons Foundation statement on executive order on visas and immigration As an organization dedicated to the advancement of scientific knowledge, the Simons Foundation stands united with the scientists and institutions we support in their opposition to the recently announced executive order on visas and immigration to the United States from seven Middle Eastern countries.
SFARI Gene: New data release New data were added to SFARI Gene in December 2016. This data release included updated gene scores for candidate autism risk genes, new animal models, and new copy number variant loci associated with autism.
Simons Variation in Individuals Project (Simons VIP): New data release New Simons VIP Phase 2 data have recently been added to SFARI Base. This data release includes phenotypic data from individuals with 16p11.2 copy number variants (CNVs), 1q21.1 CNVs, and mutations in the following single genes: SCN2A, GRIN2B, ADNP and HIVEP2.
SFARI announces 2016 Bridge to Independence Award finalists SFARI is pleased to announce that it has selected six finalists in response to the 2016 Bridge to Independence Award request for applications. This awards program is intended to invest in the next generation of top autism investigators by identifying talented early-career scientists and facilitating…
SFARI 2016 Explorer awardees announced SFARI is pleased to announce that it has awarded 14 grants over the past year in response to the Explorer Awards request for applications.