Archived | Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now – 2002 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 2002 Studies of a serotonin transporter (5HTT) mutation associates with Asperger's syndrome Matthew Beckman, University of Alabama at Birmingham (Young Investigator) The search for genes associated with autism has been the focus of much attention by researchers in the past few years. Recently this search has led to …

Archived | Autism Speaks: 2008 Environmental Factors and Autism Grants | Circa 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

David Baskin, M.D.The Methodist Hospital, Houston$60,000 for one yearDifferential Effects of Thimerosal on Cell Division and Apoptosis in Normal vs Autism Spectrum Disorder Cell LinesThis study will investigate the effects of a dose-dependent exposure of thimerosal on cell proliferation. First, thimerosal will be exposed to immortalized lymphocyte cell lines from autistic and non-autistic individuals as …