Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Research Funded: 2002 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research Funded: 2002 (NAAR) In 2002, NAAR continued to drive the autism research movement and elevate the science more than any other autism organization, committing approximately $4 million to fund 22 pilot studies in autism research taking place in the U.S., England, Italy and Germany; three larger, collaborative programs in the U.S., Canada and England …

Archived | Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now – 2002 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 2002 Studies of a serotonin transporter (5HTT) mutation associates with Asperger's syndrome Matthew Beckman, University of Alabama at Birmingham (Young Investigator) The search for genes associated with autism has been the focus of much attention by researchers in the past few years. Recently this search has led to …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Research Funded: 2002 Collaborative Programs | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research Funded: 2002 Collaborative Programs (NAAR) Identifying Early Markers of Autism: A Study of Infant Siblings  Commonly known as the "Baby Sibs Study," NAAR first funded this project in 1997 and transformed into an extensive, multi-site project in 2001. In 2002, NAAR invested an additional $100,000 into this project, which is designed to better identify …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Research Funded: 2002 Mentor-Based Fellowships | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Reasearch Funded: 2002 Mentor-Based Fellowships In 2002, NAAR budgeted an unprecedented $1 million to fund pre- and post-doctoral mentor-based fellowships to attract the best and brightest young minds to focus their talents on autism research. Pre-Doctoral Fellowships Autism Research Centre (Cambridge, England)Mentor: Simon Baron-Cohen, Ph.D. University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)Mentor: Deborah A. Fein, Ph.D. New …

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Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 2001 Early detection of autism Jan Buitelaar, M.D., Ph.D., University Medical Center Utrecht (Pilot Research) For both clinical and research reasons it is important to detect children with typical autism and with the broader phenotype of autism spectrum disorders at an age as early as possible. We have …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Research Funded: 2001 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research Funded: 2001 (NAAR) In 2001, NAAR broke new ground in terms of the amount of money committed to autism research and the number of projects funding. It also marked the first time the organization funded projects in Israel and Ireland, and included In 2001, NAAR committed approximately $3.1 million to fund 28 pilot studies, …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Funded Research For 2000 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research Funded: 2000 (NAAR) In 2000, NAAR became the first non-governmental organization to break the $1 million mark for funding autism research and committed approximately $1.5 million to fund 19 pilot studies and two mentor-based fellowships in autism research taking place in the United States and Spain. Also in 2000, NAAR and the Nancy Lurie …