Archived | Autism Speaks: New Study Shows Promise for Treatment of Rett Syndrome | Circa February 8, 2007 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

New Study Shows Promise for Treatment of Rett Syndrome  New research has found that the genetic mutation of the MeCP2 gene responsible for Rett Syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder, can be reversed pharmacologically in mice. The results of the experiments, conducted at the University of Edinburgh laboratories of Dr. Adrian Bird, were published Feb. 8, …

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 | 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 …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) 2005 Research Awards | #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

The National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Screenshot of 2005 Research Awards Front Page. Text below. 2005_naar_research_supplementDownload The National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) is the first organization in the country dedicated to funding and accelerating biomedical research to unravel the mysteries of autism and find a cure. Founded in 1994 by parents of children …

Archived | Autism Speaks: New Study Shows Promise For Treatment Of Rett Syndrome | Circa February 8, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

New Study Shows Promise for Treatment of Rett Syndrome  New research has found that the genetic mutation of the MeCP2 gene responsible for Rett Syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder, can be reversed pharmacologically in mice. The results of the experiments, conducted at the University of Edinburgh laboratories of Dr. Adrian Bird, were published Feb. 8, …