Archived | Autism Speaks: Autism Genome Project (AGP) | Circa 2004 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Genome Project Launched in 2004, the Autism Genome Project, or AGP, is the largest study ever conducted to find the genes associated with inherited risk for autism. Many of the world's leading genetics researchers pooled their resources and used a promising new technology, the DNA microarray, to scan the human genome in the search for …

Archived | Autism Speaks and Leading Global Autism Researchers Announce the Launch of Phase 2 of the Autism Genome Project | Circa March 1, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Phase One Progress Sparks Expansion of the Largest Collaborative Study Ever Conducted to Find the Genes Responsible for Autism NEW YORK, NY ( March 1, 2007) -- Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism research, and an international consortium of researchers, philanthropists, government funding agencies, …

Archived | Understanding the Autism Genome Project’s First Findings | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Findings Grants Program Science News Overview Science Portfolio Clinical Programs Initiatives The genetic influence on autism is complex, with research suggesting that a combination of genes work together to render an individual susceptible. One way to address this complexity is for researchers to investigate a large collection of families with affected individuals in order to …