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: 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: Understanding the Role of Chromosome 15 in Autism | Circa 2007 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Understanding the Role of Chromosome 15 in Autism While it is thought that many genes on multiple chromosomes contribute to symptoms of autism, numerous research studies have focused on mutations of chromosome 15. A region on this chromosome, 15q11-q13, also called the “Prader Willi/Angelman Syndrome Critical Region,” contains many genes of interest that can undergo …

Archived | UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute: Research Links Autism to Brain Structure | Circa July 18, 2006 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research Links Autism to Brain Structure Cells in Amygdala Implicated, According to Autism Speaks-funded Research For years, researchers have been examining the relationship between the size of the brain structure known as the amygdala and autism-specific behaviors, and have also been working to understand how it this brain structure is activated under different social situations. …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Researchers, Scientists Share New Autism Research Findings | Circa June 2006 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Researchers, Scientists Share New Autism Research Findings Nearly 900 researchers, scientists, students, parents and others were on hand in Montreal on June 1-3, 2006, at the International Meeting for Autism Research, the largest-ever of leading autism researchers from around the world. Autism Speaks was among the sponsors.  Recent groundbreaking findings in autism research were outlined …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Discover Article Analyzes Recent Developments, Concepts | Circa 2007 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Discover Article Analyzes Recent Developments, Concepts This month autism is featured in a new in-depth article in the April issue of Discover magazine. In "Autism: It's Not Just in the Head," reporter Jill Neimark provides an analysis of a few of the latest developments and concepts in autism research. The article focuses on how autism, …

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 …