Funding helps UNC researchers find a genetic link to autism

Thursday, February 26, 2009 — As part of a four site network, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers are exploring whether there is a genetic link to autism.

 

 

As part of a four site network, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers are exploring whether there is a genetic link to autism. The network, called IBIS (Infant Brain Imaging Study), is studying brain images of infant siblings of children with autism. One Clayton, NC, family holds hope that researchers will find that missing piece to the autism puzzle.