Archived | Cure Autism Now Science Summary: The White Matter Story | Circa 2006-ish #NotAnAutisticAlly

Dear CAN families, This is Cure Autism Now's Science Director, Sophia Colamarino. Every now and then I will be writing science summaries to help you make sense of important research published about understanding and treating autism. When translating the results I will try not to use those annoying big science-y terms, though I will help …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Brain Development Initiative | Circa 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Brain Development Initiative The creation of effective biologically-based treatments for autism will require knowledge of the underlying brain defects. Identifying what goes awry in the developing brain of children with autism is the first step. Brain Development Initiative We must understand how, when, and why the brains of individuals with autism are thrown off track …

Archived | Autism Speaks and Leading Global Autism Researchers Announce the Launch of Phase 2 of the Autism Genome Project | Circa March 1, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Phase One Progress Sparks Expansion of the Largest Collaborative Study Ever Conducted to Find the Genes Responsible for Autism NEW YORK, NY ( March 1, 2007) -- Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism research, and an international consortium of researchers, philanthropists, government funding agencies, …

Archived | Autism Speaks and the World’s Leading Autism Experts Announce the Publication of the Autism Genome Project Phase 1 Results | Circa February 18, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Preliminary Results of the Autism Genome Project Published in Nature Genetics NEW YORK, NY (February 18, 2007) -- Autism Speaks , a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism research, together with an international consortium of researchers and participating families, today announced the publication of the preliminary results …

Archived | Autism Speaks: 2005 & 2006 Highlights | Circa December 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks HistoryHighlights Include Media Exposure, Mergers, Unprecedented Fundraising and Growing Scientific Grants Program Autism Speaks passed its two-year anniversary on February 25, 2007. Find out more about the highlights of our incredibly busy first two years by clicking on the links below. We are proud of what we've been able to accomplish and look …

Archived | Autism Speaks 2007 History | Circa December 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks History Highlights Include Media Exposure, Mergers, Unprecedented Fundraising and Growing Scientific Grants Program 2007 Highlights  Autism Speaks committed an unprecedented $30 million in new research funding to uncover the cause(s), prevention, treatments and cure for autism, making it the nation's top private funder of autism research. Autism Speaks' public service announcement campaign, produced with …