Autism BrainNet will enable the highest quality and most rigorous research into the causes of autism spectrum disorder and other related neurodevelopmental conditions. The postmortem brain resource will generate data that will contribute to the development of preventions and treatments to improve the quality of life of individuals with autism spectrum disorder.
Autism BrainNet will work with the autism and other neurodevelopmental research communities, in partnership with the families and communities, to communicate the need for donated brain and other tissue and develop a sensitive, transparent and effective strategy for acquiring and distributing the highest quality tissue for research worldwide.
- Sensitivity to families touched by autism spectrum and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
- Dedication to the highest quality research.
- A partnership between scientific, governmental, non-profit and family communities.