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SFARI Base is a central database of phenotypic and genetic information about families affected by autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders, provided as part of the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI). It contains data from the following cohorts:

Approved researchers can access phenotypic data, order biospecimens, order genetic or imaging data, and/or recontact families for future research studies. Instructions on how to access SFARI Base and request these resources are detailed below.

Note: not all types of data and biospecimens are available for every cohort and subject.

How to access SFARI Base and request SFARI resources:

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions are available in the Researcher Welcome Packet.

Biospecimen prices are listed here.

If you have additional questions or encounter issues during the application process, please contact [email protected].