How Parents, Patients, and Researchers Help Define the Future of Autism Research

In 2015, the Interactive Autism Network (IAN) became one of the Patient Powered Research Networks (PPRNs) that make up PCORnet. Established by the Kennedy Krieger Institute in 2006 to foster communication and trust between the autism community and researchers, IAN aims to improve understanding of the causes of, and discover treatments for, this complicated disorder.

In this PCORI  blog read how parents, patients, and researchers are championing autism research. You can also watch this video and hear from Kiely Law, Principal Investigator of IAN, describe how together, IAN and PCORnet, are changing the way autism research is done.