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 UK: OUR RESEARCH PORTFOLIO | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Autism Speaks UK: Autistic History #NotAnAutisticAlly OUR RESEARCH PORTFOLIO  Etiology (Causes): What causes autism?  Research in genetic, environmental science and epidemiology to discover the causes Biology: What are the biological problems associated with autism? Through neurosciences, physiology and molecular biology, we can understand more fully the biology of autism Diagnosis: How do we know if someone has autism? …

Archived | Autism Speaks Initiatives | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Initiatives  As important as individual grants, initiative projects give Autism Speaks a much more proactive role in promoting specific research. Initiatives frequently involve formation of collaborative research consortia, support of targeted research, organization of research meetings, and creation of research resources. Autism is a complex disease and we believe initiatives that bring together researchers in …

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 | 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 | Autism Speaks: New Genetics Discovery: Different genes may cause autism in boys and girls | Circa August 1, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

New Genetics Discovery  Researchers have found that different genes may be responsible for causing autism in boys than in girls. The findings also support the notion that multiple genes contribute to autism spectrum disorder.  The researchers on this project, Gerard Schellenberg of the Puget Sound Veterans Affairs Medical Center and a research professor of medicine …