Archived | Cure Autism Now & Autism Speaks Organized Events | Circa 1996 – 2006 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks-Organized EventsAutism Speaks-Sponsored EventsInternational Research Conferences In order to drive us to a cure faster, Autism Speaks (AS) proactively organizes autism summit meetings and workshops, each focusing on a topic of research relevant to autism. These targeted research meetings are invitation-only, and often serve to mix experts in autism with experts from outside the …

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 | 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 | Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now – 1997 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 1997 A double-blind placebo-controlled crossover study of the effects of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) in autism Sudhir Gupta, M.D., University of California, Irvine (Bridge Grant) [Note: Autism is NOT a disease.] Autism is a disease of unknown cause. A number of treatment approaches have been used with varied success. …

Archived | NAAR: Researched Funded 1997 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research Funded: 1997 (NAAR) In 1997, NAAR awarded its first research grants, committing approximately $150,000 to fund five pilot studies in autism research taking place in throughout the United States. Barry Gordon, M.D., Ph.D. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD"Training of Speech Perception and Speech Comprehension in Autistic Children: A Combined Behavioral-Neurophysiological Pilot …

Archived | Autism Speaks / Cure Autism Now / NAAR Publications: 1996-1997 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Publications: 1996-1997 In addition to leveraging their AS/CAN/NAAR-funded studies to earn larger autism research grants from the National Institutes of Health and other sources, researchers funded by AS/CAN/NAAR have experienced significant success publishing their studies in numerous scientific journals and books. These publications play a key role in enhancing the scientific community's understanding of autism …

Archived | Whose DNA Is It, Anyway? | Circa October 24, 1997 #AutisticHistory

SCIENCE magazine, Oct. 24, 1997 Whose DNA Is It, Anyway? Eliot Marshall Three NIH institutes are trying to open up collections of DNA to spur hunts for disease genes, but clinicians fear that molecular biologists will skim the cream off years of their painstaking work Jonathan Shestack, co-founder of Cure Autism Now "I thought the …