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Participate in Research at ACE

Lisa Eyler and Karen Pierce examine an MRI
Dr. Lisa Eyler (left) and Dr. Karen Pierce (right) examine an MRI scan of a toddler with autism at the ACE laboratory.

Be Part of the Research

Find out how you can help advance the knowledge and treatment of autism while learning more about your child's development.

Enroll in a study

Join SPARK

SPARK is the largest autism research project in US history, seeking to create a cohort of 50,00 individuals diagnosed with ASD and their biological family members. The entire autism community is encouraged to participate! There is no cost to take part in SPARK. The research is sponsored by the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI).

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Become a Pediatrician Affiliate

Participate in our research or refer babies you think might be autistic. Set up a luncheon with the ACE team to learn more.

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Join as a Student or Scholar

Join the ACE team as we work to uncover the mysteries of autism. Positions are open for:

  • Undergraduate volunteers
  • Graduate students
  • Post docs

Join our team