NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The Translational Genomics Research Institute and the American Humane Association plan to study the genomes of dogs with autistic tendencies in search of genes that may also be involved in autism in humans.

These two lead partners, along with collaborators at several other institutions, are currently seeking private funding to support the project, called Canines, Kids and Autism, the AHA said today.

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