Trials by Fire

Since its inception in 2005, the University of Missouri Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders has served as a national leader in autism research, advancing the field by improving diagnostic measures, identifying genetic markers that cause autism, and developing effective behavioral treatments for people on the spectrum. Now, in its 15th year of autism discovery, treatment and training, the Thompson Center is concentrating on expanding a different phase of autism research: pharmacological clinical trials. Read more…