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Autism Research

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. We hope that our research 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.


ASD and Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
Age Range: Infants with TSC from 3 to 24 months of age, or typically developing infants 3 to 12 months of age


Gender Exploration of Neurogenetics and Development to Advance Autism Research
Age Range: 8 to 17 years old

16p
Age Range: Children ages 3 to 17 with confirmed 16p deletions/duplications, or typically developing children ages 3 to 17 years old


Infants at Risk for ASD or Language Impairment
We apologize, we are not currently enrolling participants for this study.


Imitative Behaviors in Children with ASD and their Unaffected Siblings
Age Range: 3.5 years to 6 years of age


Response to Changes in Emotional Expression
Age Range: 18-22 year old adults with an autism spectrum disorder

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