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LOCAL/REGIONAL

In race to crack Autism’s code, two contenders shoot ahead – Spectrum News

CHD8: A Common Cause of Autism – SPARK for Autism

Chromosome 16 Mutations Augur Distinct Developmental Paths – Spectrum News

New Tools Strengthen Old Link Between Autism, Mitochondria – Spectrum News

Small Head, Speech Delay Characterize Mutations in Autism Gene – Spectrum News

Top Autism Gene May Alter Sensory Perception – Spectrum News

Rare Mutation Linked to Autism Affects Language Ability – Spectrum News

Distinct Mutations in Sodium Channel Trigger Autism, Epilepsy – Spectrum News

Autism Researchers Blast Budget Cuts for U.S. Funding Agency – Spectrum News

Rare Autism Mutations Linked to Distinct Sets of Features – Spectrum News

What Grandmothers Can Teach Science About Autism – The Atlantic

Unraveling the Mystery of Autism, One Person at a Time – Newsweek

‘Blitz Week’ Idea Leads to Faster Autism Assessments – NewsBeat

The Genes Underlying Autism Are Coming Into Focus – The Scientist

Autism-Gene Connections Deepen, Undermining GMO and Vaccine Claims – Genetic Literacy Project

Artificial Intelligence vs. Autism: how a new Machine-Learning Approach Can Be Useful in Autism Genes Identification – Parent Herald

Top Autism Gene has Outsized Effect on Social Skills – Spectrumnews.org

National Autism Study Comes to Seattle — Know Someone Who Should Participate? – Parentmap

Seattle Children’s, UW help launch largest-ever autism research study in the U.S. -Puget Sound Business Journal

Interview with Dr. Megan Frye & Micah Pepper on SPARK (in Spanish) – Univision Seattle

Seattle experts to help launch largest-ever autism research study in U.S. – Seattle Times

Radio interview with Dr. Jennifer Gerdts on SPARK  – KIRO News 97.3

Children with autism sought for UW, national study to ID biological markers -Seattle Times

Study hopes to identify autism before symptoms appear – King5 News

Press Release: Autism Biomarkers Consortium – News Beat, UW Health Sciences

Looking for Autism Treatments at the University of Washington – KUOW

Family Genetics Study Finds New Clues to Autism Risk – News Beat, UW Health Sciences

Dr. Bernier Interview, King 5 News – King5 News

Seattle Children’s researcher finds genetic link for autism in unborn babies – Puget Sound Business Journal

Study finds Oxytocin may help children with Autism – Q13 Fox News

Bullying in autism – Q13 Fox News

Autism Breakthrough – Komo 4 News NATIONAL

Prenatal Environment and Autism Related Impairment – EpiBeat

New Gene Studies Suggest There Are Hundreds of Kinds of Autism -Wired Magazine

Raphael Bernier: Decoding the mysteries of the autistic brain – SFARI.org

How do we measure autism severity? – SFARI.org

Scientists start with just one gene – IAN Community

Association for Psychological Science: Rising Star Award – APS

Large genetic deletion leads to autism but not always – SFARI.org

Emax Health: CHD8 – Exam Health

Genetic mutation may lead to autism subtype – Scientific American

CHD8 Gene Mutation Linked To Autism  – Science 2.0 Blog

Finally! A Definite Cause of Autism: Hint it isn’t Vaccines  – Lunatic Laboratories

Researchers break new ground in understanding what causes autism  – News Medical

Genetic link to autism found, known as CHD8 mutation  – ScienceDaily

CHD8 Mutation: Researchers Discover New Genetic Link to Autism  – Headlines & Global News

Have scientists found the autism GENE?  – Education News

New Research Uncovers Genetic Identifier for Autism  – Hearing Aid News

Scientists May Have Found An Autism Gene  – Liberaland

Genetic basis for distinct type of autism uncovered  – MDLinx

Study Links Specific Gene to Autism Subtype – Autism Speaks

New Research Uncovers Genetic Identifier for Autism  – The Hearing Review

Researchers find genetic link to autism known as CHD8 mutation  – E Science News

Genetic Mutation May Have Strong Link to Autism – I Care 4 Autism

Genetic Link To Autism Found, Known As CHD8 Mutation – News Line

First Genetic Identifier for Autism Found – eMPR

Sloping Gaining Slip? New Research Uncovers Genetic Identifier, Common Physical Traits for Autism; May Allow Clinicians to Determine Risk for Babies Still In Utero – Age of Autism

What Causes Autism? Rare Mutation In The CHD8 Gene May Be Responsible For Autism Subtype – Medical Daily

As Autism Becomes More Prevalent, Researchers Are Finding Answers – The Medical Blog

INTERNATIONAL

Have scientists found the autism GENE? Breakthrough as specific link between DNA and the condition is discovered – Daily Mail UK

CHD8 Gene Mutation Linked To Autism – Australasian Health Professionals Directory