30 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2025

The Genetics of Autism

  • Sano-platform study
  • Online study
  • University or non-profit study
  • Data stored on Sano
  • Ethically approved


Researcher[s]: Prof. Simon Baron-Cohen and Dr. Varun Warrier at the Autism Research Centre at Cambridge University
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This project aims to understand the genetics underlying autism using tests developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge. All adults (over 16 years old) are welcome to participate, whether you have an autism diagnosis or not. If you have genetic data from 23andMe, AncestryDNA, or other services, the data can be used in the study, but it is not required for participation.

Interested in this study? Great! We just need to check a few things so we can let you know if you are eligible.

Participants need to:

  • Be older than 16

How to join the study

  • Log in or Sign up and complete your user profile so we have some basic information to determine if this study is relevant for you.

  • Answer a few quick questions to check if you are eligible and let us know that you're happy to join the study.

to participate in this study

Study surveys

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Autism Quotient

A series of 50 simple questions that can be used to determine your Autism Spectrum Quotient. Takes an average of four minutes to complete.

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