Parenting and autism: accounting for shared genes

GEL team members working on the project: Dr Meaburn

Collaborators: Professor Emily Jones (Co-PI), Dr Bonamy Oliver (Goldsmiths)

Funded by the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI)

The Project

As part of our SFARI-funded work, we are combining genetic and parent-child interaction data in the BASIS families to account for genetic effects in the relationship between parenting and child cognitive development.