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AIMS-2-TRIALS researchers at key events in Europe

Autism Europe Congress Consortium members participated throughout the Autism Europe Congress 2019 on 13th - 15th September, delivering keynotes, moderating sessions and as part of the scientific committee. James Cusack (Autistica) chaired a keynote session on...

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Changing pupil size indicates social abilities in autism

The amount that autistic people’s pupils widen (dilate) when watching others interact and the speed at which this happens is linked with their understanding of social behaviour, shows a study led by AIMS-2-TRIALS researchers. The study is the first to record the...

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Eye tracking holds clues to the emergence of autism

Ten month old infants later diagnosed with autism use their gaze to attract other’s attention less often than those who are not autistic, shows research led by Terje Falck-Ytter at Uppsala University in Sweden, as part of AIMS-2-TRIALS. “Joint attention is extremely...

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Machine learning heralds a new era for autism research

Computer algorithms that can spot patterns in vast amounts of data will drive the future of autism research and help scientists to understand autism’s true complexity and diversity, say AIMS-2-TRIALS researchers in a recent review article. The algorithms’ power comes...

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An opportunity to influence European research

The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) wants to hear from youApplications are open for a ‘pool of patient experts’, which will strengthen the role and voice of those with diseases and conditions addressed by IMI research. This will introduce the perspectives of...

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Autism Representatives chosen from nearly 100 applications

The recruitment of Autism Representatives for AIMS-2-TRIALS is now complete. In total, 96 applicants from 18 European countries (and one from the US) expressed interest in working with us. This included autistic people and family carers of autistic people. There were...

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Researchers reach out to the community

AIMS-2-TRIALS researchers met with autistic people at events across Europe about the future of autism research. At Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, team members from the rare genetic conditions study led an event in February to foster two-way dialogue about the future...

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