NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Institutes of Health announced today that it has awarded nine research grants totaling nearly $100 million over the next five years under the auspices of the Autism Centers of Excellence (ACE) program.

ACE, which was created in 2007, supports large research projects aimed at understanding and developing interventions for autism spectrum disorder (ASD), the agency said. Grants are awarded every five years.

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