It is the goal of the Autism Tissue Program (ATP) to create the most biologically relevant tissue resource for autism research, faithfully steward the tissue provided with great trust by our donors, and support the researchers and families that partner with this program.
The ATP is a fully funded science program of Autism Speaks that is committed to promoting high quality brain tissue acquisition, processing, stewardship, thorough supportive clinical data acquisition and distribution for research. The ATP is not a brain bank, but works directly with the Harvard Brain Tissue Resource Center in Boston (HBTRC), Massachusetts to serve as its tissue repository. This program augments brain bank functions by:
If you would like to learn more about the ATP, have additional questions that are not answered by this website or would like to speak with one of our advisors, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us directly at 1-877-333-0999.