SFARI 2018 Explorer awardees announced SFARI is pleased to announce that it expects to have funded 22 grants in response to the Explorer Awards request for applications (RFA) this year.
Developmental origins of the female protective effect in autism Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is diagnosed four times as often in boys compared than girls, but the developmental mechanisms that lead to this male bias have not been elucidated. Jessica…
Male, but not female, 16p11.2 deletion mice show deficits in reward learning By assessing the 16p11.2 deletion autism mouse model, Ted Abel and colleagues uncover male-specific vulnerabilities in striatal signaling and reward function.
Cellular and molecular mechanisms of sex bias in maternal immune activation-induced autism Lukens and Zunder will utilize transcriptomics, mass cytometry and data-driven science to uncover cellular and molecular underpinnings of sex bias in an MIA model of autism.
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 2016 Pilot and Research awardees announced SFARI is pleased to announce that it has awarded 27 grants (21 Pilot Awards and 6 Research Awards) in response to the 2016 Pilot and Research Awards request for applications.