Archived | Autism Speaks: IACC includes vaccine research objective in strategic plan for autism research | Circa November 11, 2009 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

NEWS RELEASE 11-NOV-2009 IACC includes vaccine research objective in strategic plan for autism research Autism Speaks is encouraged by new language recommending funding of vaccine research AUTISM SPEAKS NEW YORK, NY (November 11, 2009) – Autism Speaks is encouraged by yesterday's decision of the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee (IACC) to include vaccine research studies in the …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Summaries of Funded Studies (Mentor Based Fellowships) | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Summaries of Funded Studies (Mentor Based Fellowships)  Summaries of Funded Studies (Mentor Based Fellowships) $3 Million for 43 fellowships  In order to assure that autism research continues to expand and grow in the future, the training of the “next generation” of autism researchers is essential. These researchers need access to current knowledge and the most advanced …

Archived | Autism Speaks: 2008 IMFAR Shows Progress in All Areas of Autism Research | Circa May 15 – 17 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

2008 IMFAR Shows Progress in All Areas of Autism Research International Meetingfor Autism ResearchMay 15-17, 2008London The seventh annual International Meeting for Autism Research recently concluded in London with more than 1150 researchers from around the world attending and making more than 850 presentations. Among the countries represented were Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Keystone Symposia Turns Its Attention to Autism | Circa February 2008 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Keystone Symposia Turns Its Attention to Autism For the world's top scientists, prestigious small meetings such as the summer courses at Cold Spring Harbor, NY and the winter Keystone Symposia represent the most fertile opportunities for coming together from a variety of fields to learn about a specific topic. In the summer of 2007, Cold …

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 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 | 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 …