SPARK: Simons Foundation Powering Autism Research for Knowledge

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SPARK: Simons Foundation Powering Autism Research for Knowledge.

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Study Protocol Description:

The mission of SPARK is to improve lives by advancing our understanding of autism. To join this national autism research cohort, people with autism and their biological family members will be asked to share information about their medical and family history, as well as provide a DNA sample.

Study Eligibility Criteria:

You could be eligible to participate if you or your child meet the following criteria:

  • Have a diagnosis of autism.
  • Live in the United States.
  • Are able to consent to participation in English.

To sign up for this study, please fill out our enrollment form. If you have any questions, please email

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RUSH University Medical Center

1620 W Harrison St
Chicago, IL 60612

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