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 | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Research Funded: 2005 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

In 2005, NAAR committed $8.3 million to fund 41 pilot studies, 14 pre- and 7 post-doctoral fellowships as well as three large collaborative programs: the NAAR Autism Genome Project, the High Risk Baby Siblings Research Project and the Autism Tissue Program. In addition, NAAR's 2005 research commitments include the ongoing support of two interdisciplinary autism …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) 2005 Research Awards | #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

The National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Screenshot of 2005 Research Awards Front Page. Text below. 2005_naar_research_supplementDownload The National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) is the first organization in the country dedicated to funding and accelerating biomedical research to unravel the mysteries of autism and find a cure. Founded in 1994 by parents of children …

Archived | Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now – 2003 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 2003 Synaptogenesis and chromosomal rearrangements in autism Thomas Bourgeron, Ph. D., Pasteur Institute (Pilot Project) Autism is a developmental disorder characterized by impaired social interaction and communication, in addition to restricted range of interests and activities. The PARIS study, an international collaborative project coordinated by Pr. Marion Leboyer …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Environmental Factors in Autism Initiative | Circa December 2007

Environmental Factors in Autism Initiative The role of environmental factors in the development of autism is a crucial area of study. Although we know that genetics is an important factor, genetics alone may not account for all cases of autism. The increase in the reported number of autism cases has generated extreme concern over the …

Archived | 2008 Pilot Awards (Summer) | Circa 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Matthew Belmonte, Ph.D.Cornell University$119,968 for 2 yearsVideo game environments for the integrative study of perception, attention and social cognition in autism and autism sibs Autism's social and communicative deficits are its most obvious and debilitating symptoms. Less appreciated are the lower-level, non-social symptoms, such as enhanced sensory perception, narrow and inflexible attention, and executive abnormalities …