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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Kaiser Permanente announced today its plans to create the Autism Family Research Bank, a resource for researchers that will include genetic material from 5,000 member families.

The resource will contain de-identified genetic, medical, and environmental data from "trios" made up of a person with autism under 26 years old as well as both biological parents, the company said in a statement.

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