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Purine Research Society


Purine Research Society
5424 Beech Avenue
Bethesda,  MD  20814-1730
Tel: 301-530-0354
Fax: 301-564-1180.
Email: PurineResearchSociety@verizon.net
http://www.purineresearchsociety.org

Description: National nonprofit organization that supports DNA research and the search for mutations in nuclear and mitochondrial DNA that might cause autistic symptoms or autistic/epileptic symptoms in patients. Offers publications and reference information, including a purine-restricted diet.



National 501(c) tax-exempt organizations offer a comprehensive program of information and support services for patients and their families. They may offer patient and professional information and education materials, sponsor meetings and scientific workshops, fund research, and provide referrals to chapters and support groups.