August 11, 2014

ASF is inviting applications for pre- and postdoctoral training awards and medical school gap year research training awards from graduate students, medical students and postdoctoral fellows interested in pursuing careers in basic and clinical research relevant to autism spectrum disorders.

July 21, 2014

Autism Science Foundation and Woodstock Chimes®
Announce Partnership Program
Proceeds of “Woodstock Chimes for AutismTM” to Benefit ASF Science Programs

The Autism Science Foundation (ASF) and Woodstock Chimes today announced that ASF will be the new beneficiary of Woodstock’s “Chimes for Autism”, with 100% of proceeds from Woodstock Chimes signature product “Chimes for Autism” supporting science research at the Autism Science Foundation.

March 27, 2014

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today reported that 1 in 68 children is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. This new estimate is roughly 30 percent higher than previous estimates reported in 2012 of 1 in 88 children.

April 15, 2013

Today, the Autism Science Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to funding autism research, announced the recipients of its annual pre- and postdoctoral fellowships, as well as the first recipient of a new 3-year early career award, and the recipient of its first treatment grant. Three postdoctoral and four predoctoral grants will be awarded to student/mentor teams conducting research in autism interventions, etiology, treatment targets, early diagnosis, biomarkers and animal models. Dr. Jill Locke of the University of Pennsylvania was named the recipient of ASF’s first multi-year grant, and Dr. Alex Kolevzon of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai will receive ASF’s first treatment award.