Cure Autism Now | July 1997 Update

CAN Information5225 Wilshire Blvd. #503 LA CA. 90036 (213) 549-0500, FAX: (213) 549-0547 E-mail: CAN@primenet.com, website: http//www.canfoundation.orgUPDATE: July 1997  CAN is 19 months old.  CAN has raised over $500,000.  CAN is currently funding pilot studies and think tank sessions.  CAN now has over 8,000 supporters CAN Biomedical Research Conferences:Los Angeles:CAN has sponsored two conferences for parents and professionals …

Research Projects Cure Autism Now Funded in 2000 | #AutisticHistory

Research Projects Cure Autism Now Funded in 2000 Conditional Neurotrophin Knock-out Mice as a Model for the Developmental Neuropathology of Autism Schahram Akbarian, Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital (Young Investigator)Dr. Akbarian's group has recently generated a mutant mouse that lacks the developing brain neurotrophin-3 (NT-3), a growth factor molecule. The mice are viable and have a …

Cure Autism Now | Families Make the Critical Difference in the Pace of Autism Research Via The Advocate | April 1997 #AutisticHistory

March-April 1997The Advocate By Portia Iversen & Jonathan Shestack Families Make the Critical Difference in the Pace of Autism Research     Families of people with autism have taken the lead in genetic research by forming AGRE, the Autism Genetic Resource Exchange. This is the world's first truly collaborative gene bank for autism. It is administered with the highest scientific …

Cure Autism Now | GOOD NEWS. More research money from the National Institutes of Health | Feb. 20, 1997 #AutisticHistory

IMMEDIATE RELEASE---February 20 1997 GOOD NEWS. More research money from the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Varmus, Director of the National institutes of Health, allocates extra 4 million dollars for autism in '97! Two months ago we asked families to write a letter to the Director of the National Institutes of Health asking for more …

House Bill HR274: Autism Statistics, Surveillance, Research, and Epidemiology Act of 1999 (ASSURE) | Jan. 6, 1999 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism

The following is the full text of House Bill HR274  HR 274 IH 106th CONGRESS 1st Session H. R. 274 To provide surveillance and research to better understand the prevalence and pattern of autism and other pervasive developmental disabilities so that effective treatment and prevention strategies can be implemented. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES January …

Autism Speaks Autism Genetic Resource Exchange Joins the National Database for Autism Research Federation | Dec. 12, 2011 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism

Autism Speaks Autism Genetic Resource Exchange Joins the National Database for Autism Research Federation Creates Largest Source of Autism Research Data to Date  NEW YORK, N.Y. (DECEMBER 12, 2011) – Autism Speaks – North America’s largest autism science and advocacy organization – joins the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in announcing the addition of Autism …

Autism Speaks Announces $5 Million to Fund Studies on Genetic and Environmental Risk Factors for Autism  | Feb. 26, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Not An Autistic Ally Autism Speaks Announces $5 Million to Fund Studies on Genetic and Environmental Risk Factors for Autism  Combines Two Projects to Research Risk from Pre-Natal Development Through Early Childhood NEW YORK, NY (February 26, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and advocacy organization, today announced that it has committed …