The MSSNG Genome Project

One in every 68 children in the U.S. is diagnosed as being on the autism spectrum. It’s long been known that genetics plays a role in the neurodevelopmental disorder.

Now scientists believe they have the tools to identify which gene variants trigger autism and with that information diagnose and treat it much earlier. A project called MSSNG has brought together an unusual partnership and is giving hope to affected families. Read more.