Archived | Autism Speaks: Summaries of Funded Studies (Mentor Based Fellowships) | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Summaries of Funded Studies (Mentor Based Fellowships)  Summaries of Funded Studies (Mentor Based Fellowships) $3 Million for 43 fellowships  In order to assure that autism research continues to expand and grow in the future, the training of the “next generation” of autism researchers is essential. These researchers need access to current knowledge and the most advanced …

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 | 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 | 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 Speaks Announces $5 Million in New Research Grants  A Total of $30 Million Committed to Science Spending in 2007 | Circa December 20,. 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Announces $5 Million in New Research Grants A Total of $30 Million Committed to Science Spending in 2007 NEW YORK, NY (December 20, 2007) -- Autism Speaks, an advocacy organization dedicated to raising funds and public awareness of autism in order to facilitate autism research, today announced that it has awarded just under $5 …

Archived | 2008 Pilot Awards (Summer) | Circa 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Matthew Belmonte, Ph.D.Cornell University$119,968 for 2 yearsVideo game environments for the integrative study of perception, attention and social cognition in autism and autism sibs Autism's social and communicative deficits are its most obvious and debilitating symptoms. Less appreciated are the lower-level, non-social symptoms, such as enhanced sensory perception, narrow and inflexible attention, and executive abnormalities …