Skin Biopsy Study

A two-year grant funded by the Curry Stone Foundation to determine whether individuals with autism have loss of the tiny sensory nerves mediating pleasant touch. We will take a small 3mm biopsy from the lower leg and count the fibers. We are currently recruiting individuals with autism ages 3-11 in the Willamette Valley in Oregon.  Download brochure. To initiate enrollment in the study, complete the following three steps: