Archived | Autism Speaks: Research We Have Funded | Circa 1997 – 2007 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research We Have Funded What We Fund and How We Fund ItOpen Grants and How to ApplyResearch We Have Funded Autism Speaks is funding 52 new biomedical research projects at a total value of over $15.2 million. The awards cover a broad spectrum of autism sciences, including cognition and sensory processing, diagnostic measures, epidemiology, genetics, …

Archived | Autism Speaks Genetics Research Grants | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Autism Speaks Genetics Research Grants Autism Speaks is committed to aggressively funding research that will accelerate the pace of discovery and, ultimately, improve the lives of all those who struggle with autism. As part of this commitment, Autism Speaks, NAAR and CAN committed $11,533,722 to genetics research grants from 2005 and 2007. From 1997 to …

Archived | Autism Speaks Grants Related to Potential Environmental Factors in Autism | Circa 2005 – 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Autism Speaks Grants Related to Potential Environmental Factors in Autism Autism Speaks is committed to facilitating research that will uncover the causes of autism, develop effective biomedical treatments, and hasten the discovery of a cure. As part of this commitment, Autism Speaks has funded research projects that explore potential environmental factors in autism. For the …

Archived | Gene Interaction Raises Autism Risk in Blacks and Whites | Circa June 19, 2006 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Gene Interaction Raises Autism Risk in Blacks and Whites DURHAM, N.C. -- A combination of two malfunctioning genes increases the risk of autism among African Americans, researchers at Duke University Medical Center have found. This same gene combination also increases the risk of autism in Caucasians, the Duke team reported in a 2005 study. The researchers believe …

Archived | Key to Early Diagnosis of Autism May be in the Placenta | Circa June 26, 2006 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Key to Early Diagnosis of Autism May be in the Placenta New Haven, Conn. —Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have discovered in the placenta what may be the earliest marker for autism, possibly helping physicians diagnose the condition at birth, rather than the standard age of two or older.  The findings are reported in the …