Archived | Autism Speaks: Scientists Gather to Discuss “Hormones of Emotion” | Circa 2006/2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Scientists Gather to Discuss "Hormones of Emotion"  Translational Medicine Meeting Convenes Top Researchers in Chemistry of Emotional Regulation Experts met last month to review recent discoveries on how the hormones oxytocin and vasopressin might regulate emotion and complex social behavior, in an Autism Speaks-sponsored gathering in Atlanta. Oxytocin and vasopressin are two peptide hormones found …

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 | Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now – 1998 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 1998 Search for a candidate gene in autism Julia Bailey, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles (Young Investigator)The goal of this project is to identify associations of candidate genes and autistic disorder through a family based non-parametric (model free) method. This method does not require assumptions about the …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Clinical Trials Network | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Clinical Trials Network Fluoxetine StudyMemantine Study Autism Speaks' Clinical Trials Network (CTN) was officially launched in 2005 by Cure Autism Now to focus on translational research, the critical step necessary to transfer findings from the laboratory to clinical application. Well controlled and appropriately blinded studies are needed to test whether anecdotal evidence holds. By facilitating …

Archived | Autism Speaks: New Developments In Autism Clinical Trials | Circa January 2004 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Download PDF d_200707_CANCONSENSUSDownload Jump to: New Developments in Autism Clinical Trials Outcome Measures for Clinical Drug Trials in Autism Subject Selection and Characterization in Clinical Trials in Children with Autism Impact of Recent Findings on Study Design of Future Autism Clinical Trials Autism Clinical Trials: Biological and Medical Issues in Patient Selection and Treatment Response …

Archived | Cure Autism Now: Autism Screening & Diagnostic Evaluation: CAN Consensus Statement | Circa March 1998 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Screenshot of the newsletter front page. d_200707_canconsensusDownload Feature Article CNS Spectrums Journal March 1998 Published in the CNS Spectrums Journal Volume 3 -Number 3 • March 1998 Autism Screening and Diagnostic Evaluation: CAN Consensus Statement EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES Discuss the usefulness of a simple screening tool for autism and pervasive developmental disorders.Identify appropriate neurodevelopmental evaluations in …

Archived | Autism Speaks: CDC Report Draws Wide Attention | Circa February 8, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

CDC Report Draws Wide Attention (Links included here direct back to the Web Archive/Wayback Machine) News from the Centers for Disease Control that the prevalance of autism is higher than previously believed – up to 1 in 150 – gained widespread coverage in national and local press this week. Here are links to some of …