By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers using epigenomics approaches to study autism have won three of the 14 new pilot grants awarded by Autism Speaks, the non-profit foundation said Thursday.

These epigenetics and gene-environment studies won nearly $360,000 from the foundation, which evaluated more than 105 applicants for the pilot program for their innovation, research strategies, and their relevance to autism research. All three of these grants were for two years and were roughly $120,000.

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