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ASF announces 2018 funding opportunities for Pre- and Postdoctoral Fellowships and Medical School Gap Year grants

Published September 5, 2017

The Autism Science Foundation invites applications for its Pre- and Postdoctoral Training Awards from graduate students, medical students and postdoctoral fellows interested in pursuing careers in basic and clinical research relevant to autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The proposed training should be scientifically linked to autism, but may be broadened to include training in a closely […]

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Study of How We Look at Faces May Offer Insight Into Autism

Published July 18, 2017

How we look at other people’s faces is strongly influenced by our genes, scientists have found in new research that may be especially important for understanding autism because it suggests that people are born with neurological differences that affect how they develop socially.  Read more here:  https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/12/health/autism-faces-genes-brain-development.html

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