After 13 years, the Interactive Autism Network (IAN) has closed.
Research participation and autism
From research on suicide to mobile health participation, the IAN team and collaborators are presenting their research at scientific conferences in 2018.
As it turns out, IAN has been a colossal collaboration between more than 60,000 research participants and 500 research projects, numerous advocates, governmental and non-governmental organizations, research institutions, and clinicians. Learn more about these collaborations.
There are a lot of mysteries about the causes of autism, including if, how, and when ASD is inherited from parents. Scientists know that part of this mystery has to do with how the environment interacts with our genes.
Help IAN learn how different stressors affect youth with autism. This study is for parents of verbal teens with or without a history of adverse events.
A decade ago, hundreds of families began gathering in clinics across North America to take part in an autism research project. They gave blood, answered questions, took tests. How have these 2,600 families influenced our understanding of autism today?
Autism is generally a lifelong condition, but there is currently very little understanding of how the brain changes in people with ASD as they age. What research is needed?
Brain researchers found some unusual differences between males and females with autism: mutations in genes related to immune system function. Read more from a report by Dr. Alycia Halladay.
From research on elopement to school services, IAN's project team and collaborators have presented their research at scientific conferences in 2017.
Information about participating in IAN's Mental Health and Suicidal Behaviors Research Questionnaire: Study has closed.