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Simons Foundation Announces Annual SFARI RFA

Posted on October 9, 2012 at 1:28pm

1 October, 2012  •  Announcement from the Simons Foundation


The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) is pleased to announce the opening of its 2013 Request for Applications (RFA).

Our annual RFA will provide funding for investigators conducting bold and rigorous research into the causes and treatment of autism spectrum disorder.

SFARI will consider proposals in diverse areas, including genetics, molecular mechanisms, circuits, anatomy, cognition/behavior, translation and therapeutics.

You may access this RFA and accompanying guidelines here.
Letters of intent may be submitted online and are due 30 November, 2012.



Gerald D. Fischbach
Director, SFARI

John E. Spiro
Deputy Director, SFARI

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The mission of the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative is to improve the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders by funding, catalyzing and driving research of the greatest quality and relevance.

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