Archived | Press Release: Autism Summit Conference | Circa November 14, 2003 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Screenshot of NIH News regarding the Autism Summit Conference in November 2003. Full text below. Autism Summit Conference A national conference focusing on the Federal government's role in biomedical autism research, early screening and diagnosis, and improving access to autism services will be held November 19-20, 2003, at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. …

Archived | Autism Speaks Genetics Research Grants | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Autism Speaks Genetics Research Grants Autism Speaks is committed to aggressively funding research that will accelerate the pace of discovery and, ultimately, improve the lives of all those who struggle with autism. As part of this commitment, Autism Speaks, NAAR and CAN committed $11,533,722 to genetics research grants from 2005 and 2007. From 1997 to …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Report: Early Abnormality In Autism | Circa June 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Report: Early Abnormality in Autism Researchers Find Placental Tissue Changes in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders In search of early markers for autism spectrum disorder, researchers at Yale School of Medicine have found abnormalities in placental tissue from children later diagnosed with the disorder.  In a report in the June 26 online issue of Biological Psychiatry, …

Archived | Environmental Health Perspectives: Tracing The Origins Of Autism: A Spectrum Of New Studies | Circa July 2006 #AutisticHistory

ehp0114-a00412Download VOLUME 114 | NUMBER 7 | July 2006 • Environmental Health Perspectives Tracing the Origins of Autism A Spectrum of New Studies The etiology of a medical condition might seem an unlikely subject to arouse intense feelings. Yet few medical disorders have stirred up as much passion and divisiveness among scientists and the general …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Autism Genome Project: Fact Sheet | Circa 2004 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

32f362f6-1510-4140-aabc-715d563d1da6Download NAAR Autism Genome Project: Fact Sheet A Public/Private Research Partnership Uniting the World’s Leading Autism Researchers to Locate the Genes Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders Who: The project is a partnership between the National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) and four institutes of the National Institutes of Health (NIH): the National Institute of Mental …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Autism Genome Project (AGP) | Circa 2004 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Genome Project Launched in 2004, the Autism Genome Project, or AGP, is the largest study ever conducted to find the genes associated with inherited risk for autism. Many of the world's leading genetics researchers pooled their resources and used a promising new technology, the DNA microarray, to scan the human genome in the search for …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: AUTISM AND THE ENVIRONMENT | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

AUTISM AND THE ENVIRONMENTSenator Harkin. Mr. Whitford, thank you very much. You give a very powerful statement. I thank you all very much, for taking the time to be here--as I said earlier--but also for your day in and day out efforts, on behalf of our families and our kids with autism. I'll begin this …