A Collaborative Approach to Autism Research in Boston, MA
Scientists and doctors from Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and MIT have been working together to study the possible causes of Autism Spectrum Disorders and have thus collaborated on numerous clinical autism research projects. We hope that our autism research efforts will lead to earlier diagnosis, better treatment, and better outcomes overall for children and families affected by these disorders. We are optimistic that by bringing together the fields of neuroscience, psychology, bioinformatics and genetics, we will shed light on this enigmatic diagnosis.
Spotlight: The GAMES Project
Click on the links below to view information on our current autism studies.
GAMES Project (Gaming for Autism to Mold Executive Function)
Age Range: 7-11 years old
ASD and Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
Age Range: Infants with TSC from 3-24 months of age
Gender Exploration of Neurogenetics and Development to Advance Autism Research
Age Range: 8 to 17 years old
Endophenotypic Characterization of 16p CNV
Age Range: 3-17 years of age
Behavioral and Brain Response to Changes in Facial Emotional Expressions
Age Range: 18-22 years of age
Infants at Risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder or Language Impairment
We apologize, we are not currently enrolling participants for this study.