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 | Grants Funded – Cure Autism Now 2007 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Grants Funded - Cure Autism Now 2007 Cure Autism Now funded a variety of science programs designed to encourage innovative approaches toward identifying the causes, developing means of prevention and treatment and ultimately, finding a cure for autism and related disorders. Field-building research grants were a core feature of Cure Autism Now's science program: Pilot …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Research Funded: 2002 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research Funded: 2002 (NAAR) In 2002, NAAR continued to drive the autism research movement and elevate the science more than any other autism organization, committing approximately $4 million to fund 22 pilot studies in autism research taking place in the U.S., England, Italy and Germany; three larger, collaborative programs in the U.S., Canada and England …