Autism Spectrum Program of Excellence

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Study Overview

The goal of the ASPE study is to investigate the genetic basis of Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism-related traits.

Individuals 3 years old or older with a diagnosis (or suspected diagnosis) of autism spectrum disorder without intellectual disability may be eligible to participate. 

We are also recruiting individuals with a deletion or mutation in the NRXN1 gene.

Please contact a member of the study team at aspe@pennmedicine.upenn.edu to learn more!

Study Description

Participation in the study includes completing a series of online questionnaires, providing a sample for genetic testing, and wearing a sleep and activity tracking watch for 3 weeks. Participants may be compensated up to $150.

You do not need to be located in the Philadelphia area to participate. All participation can be completed from home. 

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  • Study Identifier: 826701

Recruitment Status

Open

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