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New Autism Family Genetics Study Launches

1. April 2015

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By Janet Byron, Senior Communications Specialist, Division of Research A new Kaiser Permanente study will gather genetic material from 5,000 member families in order to undertake urgently needed research on autism spectrum disorders. “Our goal for this new research bank is to create a resource that helps guide the development of effective autism treatments,” said […]

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Blue Sky: Kaiser Permanente holds first symposium exploring future of autism research

28. April 2011

Blue Sky: Kaiser Permanente holds first symposium exploring future of autism research

Researchers from around the country gathered in San Francisco in early March to share information on the current state of autism research, highlight knowledge gaps and identify priority autism research topics that Kaiser Permanente may be uniquely positioned to investigate. Autism spectrum disorders now affect 1 in 110 children, according to the Centers for Disease […]

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Autism registry is first Division project funded by new national mental health research network

28. April 2011

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A registry to advance research on autism spectrum disorders (ASD) will be the first Division of Research project supported by the Mental Health Research Network (MHRN), a multi-partner effort funded by a $10.5 million federal grant aimed at speeding up mental health research across the nation. Five of the MHRN’s 10 participating health care organizations […]

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Newly funded: $10.5M grant kickstarts national network to speed mental health research

18. April 2011

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A three-year $10.5 million federal grant awarded in December to help speed up mental health research will rely heavily on data from members of six Kaiser Permanente regions, including Kaiser Permanente Northern California. The Mental Health Research Network, to be funded by a grant from the National Institute of Mental Health, will have access to […]

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