Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Research Funded: 2004 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research Funded: 2004 (NAAR) In 2004, NAAR committed $6.2 million to fund 25 pilot studies, 14 pre- and post-doctoral fellowships as well as two large collaborative programs: the NAAR Autism Genome Project and expansion of the Autism Tissue Program. In addition, NAAR's 2004 research commitments include the ongoing support of two interdisciplinary autism training programs …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Research Funded: 2003 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research Funded: 2003 (NAAR) In 2003, NAAR committed approximately $4.9 million to fund 35 pilot studies, 13 pre- and post-doctoral fellowships and two autism training programs. NAAR's 2003 research commitments funded autism investigations in the U.S., Canada, England, Scotland and Denmark. As part of the 2003 awards, NAAR is co-sponsoring two autism training programs in …

Archived | Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now – 1999 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 1999 Search for susceptibility genes in autism Catalina Betancur, M.D., Ph.D., INSERM France (Young Investigator)Recently an international collaborative project, the Paris Autism Research International Sib-pair (PARIS) study, performed a genome-wide screen for susceptibility genes in 51 multiplex pedigrees affected with autism. Among the 12 potential chromosomal regions identified, …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Research Funded: 1999 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research Funded: 1999 (NAAR) The 1999 Research Awards marked the third year NAAR funded autism research programs and the first time the organization had funded autism research in Europe. NAAR invested $800,000 in 1999 to fund 14 pilot studies and two mentor-based fellowships in the United States, Russia and Italy. Pavel Belichenko, M.D., Ph.D.Russian Academy …

Archived | How to Detect Autism: A Blood Test Could One Day Provide Early Diagnosis | Circa June 6, 2017 #AutisticHistory

How to Detect Autism: A Blood Test Could One Day Provide Early Diagnosis BY JESSICA FIRGER ON 06/10/17 AT 10:10 AM EDT More than a decade ago, Judy Van de Water, a neuroimmunologist, decided to follow her instincts and research a condition she knew nothing about. Van de Water, now a lead scientist at the University of …

Archived | Autism Speaks: New Model for Autism Suggests Women Carry The Disorder And Explains Age As A Risk Factor | Circa July 25, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Discovery of New Genetic Model for Autism may Speed Up Research by YearsNEW YORK, NY (July 25, 2007) -- Only three months after its launch, the Interactive Autism Network (IAN) has been cited in its first major research publication. A team of researchers, led by Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) and Albert Einstein College of …

Archived | e-speaks Autism Speaks Newsletter | Circa May 9, 2008

e-Speaks || May 9, 2008 Florida Passes Autism Insurance Legislation On May 2, the Florida Legislature passed Senate Bill 2654, an important first step in requiring insurance carriers to provide coverage of evidence-based, medically necessary autism therapies. Senate Bill 2654 – passed by the House in the very last minutes of the legislative session -- …