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 | Grants Funded By Cure Autism Now – 2005 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 2005 Genetics: Searching DNA for mutations that will point to proteins and pathways that may be amenable to treatment  The Prevalence of Mutations in X-Chromosome Linked Genes (Pilot Project Award) Jozef Gecz, Ph.D., Women's and Children's Hospital, Australia Genes and the environment perform a delicate balancing act in the …

Archived | Autism Speaks Portfolios: Autism Treatment | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Portfolios: Autism Treatment The treatment of autism is the focus of one of four primary portfolios in the Autism Speaks Science Program. The Treatment Portfolio will focus on the areas of behavioral, biomedical and technological methods of treatment and intervention. Current and past initiatives in this area include the Innovative Technology for Autism Initiative, the Treatment Initiative and …

Archived | Autism Speaks Portfolios: Autism Treatment Initiative & Grants | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Treatment Initiative Currently there are no commonly accepted standards for autism treatment, and families are often left to navigate the course of their child's future on their own. Treatments vary regionally, and there is no system in place to coordinate the development of treatment protocols or novel therapeutics, nor their validation to qualify for insurance …

Archived | Autism Speaks: An Introduction to Clinical Trials | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

An Introduction to Clinical Trials Choosing to participate in a clinical trial is an important personal decision. The following frequently asked questions provide detailed information about clinical trials. In addition, it is often helpful to talk to a physician, family members, or friends about deciding to join a trial. After identifying some trial options, the …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Mexico Autism Conference Day 3 Recap | Circa July 7, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Mexico Autism Conference Day 3 Recap  Conference Concludes with Presentations on Treatments, Genetics, Brain Development, Epidemiology and Screening Methods Autism Speaks to the World, an International Congress for Autism Research, hosted by Autism Speaks and the Mexican Autism Clinic, A.C. (CLIMA) concluded on July 7 at the Royal Pedregal Hotel in Mexico City. Held from …