Archived | Autism Group Softens Stance On Vaccines | August 16, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Autism In The Nes Autism group softens stance on vaccines Sunday, August 16, 2009 By Mark Roth, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The autism wars aren't over -- but they may have entered a new phase. Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism advocacy group, recently made its clearest public statement yet that minimizes the link between vaccines and …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Multi-Center Research Team Discovers Genetic Link To Autism | Circa August 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Multi-Center Research Team Discovers Genetic Link to Autism In a multi-center study of 222 families in the United States, scientists have found a strong genetic link to autism on chromosome 7. The study, in which five large universities participated, was part of the National Institutes of Health Collaborative Programs of Excellence in Autism, or CPEA. …

Archived | Autism Speaks: New Genetics Discovery: Different genes may cause autism in boys and girls | Circa August 1, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

New Genetics Discovery  Researchers have found that different genes may be responsible for causing autism in boys than in girls. The findings also support the notion that multiple genes contribute to autism spectrum disorder.  The researchers on this project, Gerard Schellenberg of the Puget Sound Veterans Affairs Medical Center and a research professor of medicine …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Science Advisory Board | Circa 2007 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Scientific Advisory Board Scientific and medical experts meet several times a year to review research proposals for Autism Speaks.  David Amaral, Ph.D.University of California, Davis M.I.N.D. InstituteGeorge Anderson, Ph.D.Yale Child Center, Yale University David S. Baskin, M.D., F.A.C.S.Methodist Neurological Institute Margaret Bauman, M.D.LADDERS, Massachusetts General Hospital Ralph Bradshaw, Ph.D.University of California, Irvine Melissa Down Begg, …

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

Image: Human head and shoulders silhouette with Not An Autistic Ally text and the logo for Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network (ATN). Interactive autism network (ian) Autism Treatment Network (ATN) Autism INtervention Research Network on Physical Health Autism Treatment Network What is the ATN?  The Autism Treatment Network (ATN) is a network of treatment and …

Archived | Autism Speaks: NIH Announces New Autism Grants | Circa August 2, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

NIH Announces New Autism Grants On Thursday, August 2, the National Institutes of Health announced the awardees of a new funding mechanism to support autism research, called the Autism Centers for Excellence. The ACE awards will replace the Collaborative Program of Excellence in Autism (CPEA) and Studies to Advance Autism Research and Treatment (STAART) projects …

Archived | Autism Speaks: NIH Announces ACE Award Recipients | Circa November 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced the new members of its Autism Centers of Excellence (ACE) program. The ACE program represents a consolidation of two existing programs, the Studies to Advance Autism Research and Treatment (STAART) and Collaborative Programs of Excellence in Autism (CPEA) programs into a single research effort. Initially, five centers …