NEW YORK, April 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- April is World Autism Awareness Month (WAAM). SPARK for Autism (Simons FoundationPowering Autism Research for Knowledge), a landmark genetic research project, is spreading the word about the importance of autism research and recruiting more individuals and families to participate. SPARK's scientific leadership is available for interviews.
WHAT: SPARK for Autism is the nation's largest genetic study of autism ever.
WHO: SPARK's scientific leadership:
WHEN: April, World Autism Awareness Month, and throughout the year
WHY: SPARK is accelerating autism research and expanding our understanding of this common but complicated condition. One in 68 people is affected by autism, but we have a long way to go when it comes to identifying its causes and developing more effective treatments. Drs. Chung and Feliciano can provide expert scientific perspective on what we know about:
CONTACT: To schedule an interview with Drs. Chung and/or Feliciano, please contact Amy Lebowitz (Health Unlimited, for SPARK for Autism) at firstname.lastname@example.org or 212-886-2231.
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