By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The National Institutes of Health will support a wide range of clinical, basic, and applied research into autism spectrum disorders, including studies that pursue genomics, pharmacogenomics, and diagnostic screening technologies.

Funded through three new grants under the Research on Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders program, these studies are aimed at developing an understanding of the etiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment for ASDs.

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