Thursday, September 06, 2007

Simons Foundation funds research on sporadic autism mutations

Because I've dealt with the issue of sporadic autism linked to paternal age before (links) it seems worthwhile noting here that the Rutgers University Cell and DNA Repository will use a $7.8 million grant from the Simons Foundation to establish a new collection of DNA samples to help autism researchers study sporadic germ-line mutations. This story is covered by GenomeWeb today.