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  • SFARI July 2017 announcements: Bridge to Independence Award RFA, Recruiting SPARK participants into new research studies and more

    6 July 2017

    This issue of the SFARI newsletter includes: (1) 2017 Bridge to Independence Award request for applications, (2) Application process for recruiting SPARK participants into new research studies is now open, (3) A SFARI channel on bioRxiv, (4) A Conversation with SFARI Bridge to Independence Investigator Sung Han, (5) SFARI-funded publications, (6) Past lecture: Jeremy Veenstra-Vanderweele, “Potholes and progress on the road to translational treatments in autism spectrum disorder”.

  • SFARI May 2017 announcements: SPARK update, new SSC data, IMFAR and more

    9 May 2017

    This issue of the SFARI newsletter includes: (1) SPARK update, (2) Simons Simplex Collection: Updated medical and educational data now available, (3) SFARI Gene: New data available, (4) SFARI at IMFAR 2017, (5) Presentations by SFARI Investigators at IMFAR 2017, (6) Special Interest Group at IMFAR 2017: Promoting partnerships between patient advocacy groups and researchers to improve autism research, (7) A Conversation with SFARI Investigator Liqun Luo, (8) Highlights of SFARI-funded research, (9) Past lecture: Stephan Sanders, “What can genetics tell us about autism spectrum disorder?”, (10) Past lecture: Mark Zylka, “Exploiting genetics to identify environmental risks for autism”.

  • SFARI announces Bridge to Independence Award finalists

    26 January 2017

    This issue of the SFARI newsletter includes: (1) SFARI 2016 Bridge to Independence Award finalists announced, (2) SFARI 2016 Explorer awardees announced, (3) Simons Variation in Individuals Project (Simons VIP): New data available, (4) SFARI Gene: New data available, (5) Highlights of SFARI-funded research, (6) Upcoming lecture: Arnold Kriegstein, “Genomic insights into human cortical development and neurodevelopmental disease”, (7) Upcoming lecture: Mark Zylka, “Exploiting genetics to identify environmental risks for autism”.

  • SFARI announces 2016 Pilot and Research awardees

    22 December 2016

    This issue of the SFARI newsletter includes: (1) SFARI 2016 Pilot and Research awardees announced, (2) SPARK Clinical Site Network - Request for applications, (3) SFARI Explorer Awards - Request for applications, (4) Highlights of SFARI-funded research, (5) Upcoming lecture: Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele, “Potholes and progress on the road to translational treatments in autism spectrum disorder”.

  • SPARK update; SFARI Social at Neuroscience 2016

    31 October 2016

    This issue of the SFARI newsletter includes: (1) SPARK update, (2) SFARI Social at Neuroscience 2016, (3) Presentations by SFARI Investigators at Neuroscience 2016, (4) 2017 Pilot and Research Awards - Request for applications, (5) Highlights of SFARI-funded research, (6) Upcoming lecture: Beth Stevens, “How immune cells help wire the brain: Implications for autism and psychiatric illness”.