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

Reasearch Funded: 2002 Mentor-Based Fellowships In 2002, NAAR budgeted an unprecedented $1 million to fund pre- and post-doctoral mentor-based fellowships to attract the best and brightest young minds to focus their talents on autism research. Pre-Doctoral Fellowships Autism Research Centre (Cambridge, England)Mentor: Simon Baron-Cohen, Ph.D. University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)Mentor: Deborah A. Fein, Ph.D. New …

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 …