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  • SPARK: Research matching program launched

    16 June 2017

    SFARI is pleased to announce that SPARK has launched its research matching program, through which researchers can apply to recruit the SPARK cohort into new research studies. Researchers can submit an application via SFARI Base.

  • A SFARI channel on bioRxiv

    12 May 2017

    A SFARI channel now exists on bioRxiv, one of the most used preprint servers for biology. This channel should help readers to find preprints reporting SFARI-funded research findings more quickly as well as encouraging more SFARI investigators to post preprints ahead of publication.

  • Simons Simplex Collection: Updated medical and educational data now available

    5 May 2017

    Updated medical, developmental and educational outcomes information on a subset of families who participated in the Simons Simplex Collection (SSC) — a total of 440 families — is now available to approved researchers via SFARI Base. Researchers may also apply via SFARI Base to re-contact this subset of families for additional research studies.

  • SFARI Gene: New data release

    28 April 2017

    New data were added to SFARI Gene in March 2017. This data release included updated gene scores for candidate autism risk genes, new animal models, and new copy number variant loci associated with autism.

  • Simons Foundation statement on executive order on visas and immigration

    9 February 2017

    As an organization dedicated to the advancement of scientific knowledge, the Simons Foundation stands united with the scientists and institutions we support in their opposition to the recently announced executive order on visas and immigration to the United States from seven Middle Eastern countries.

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