application overview

Genome-wide association meta-analysis of traits associated with autism and investigating gene-environment correlations

Autistic traits in the general population is partly genetic and can inform us about the genetics of autism. The researchers propose to conduct a genetic study of traits related to autism namely social relationship satisfaction and aptitude in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

year of approval



  • University of Cambridge

primary applicant

  • Baron-Cohen, S
  • Warrier, V