Archived | Autism Speaks / CDC Epidemiology Subcommittee Meetings Notes | Circa September – December 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

minutes_sept-dec2006Download Conference callAutism Speaks / CDC Epidemiology SubcommitteeSeptember 2006 Minutes from August 2006 were approved. Updates from the working groups There was a discussion on the significant issues in conducting research in these countries and this discussion mainly focused on the problems with case definitions of autism in different countries and the broader definition of …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Brain Development Initiative | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Screenshot of Brain Development Initiative page Portfolio: Autism Biology The biology of autism is the focus of one of four primary portfolios in the Autism Speaks Sciences Program. The Biology Portfolio will focus on the areas of neuroscience, physiology and molecular biology to gain a better understanding of the pathology and underlying biological mechanisms that …

#StopSpectrum10K | Autistic Activists & Real Allies Campaign Together To Stop #Spectrum10K In The UK | #StayLoud #StayStrong

Around the world Autistic advocates and our real allies are campaigning together to stop the Spectrum 10K project. The campaign’s tags known so far: #StopSpectrum10K. Spectrum 10K is being touted as the largest study of autism in the UK … and it is a research study involving 10,000 Autistic individuals of all ages and abilities …

Archived | Nature Publishes Autism Speaks’ Genetic Resource Exchange, Tissue Program Support Findings | Circa October 8, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) Article Date: 08 Oct 2009 - 4:00 PDT Autism Speaks' Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) and the Autism Tissue Program (ATP) continue to play an integral role in continuing genetic research and new findings in the complex autism inheritance and causation puzzle. In a study published in the October 7, edition …

Archived | NAAR/Autism Speaks: Autism Tissue Program | Circa 2009 … #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Tissue Program In 1998, NAAR played a pivotal role in establishing and funding the Autism Tissue Program, a parent-led post-mortem brain tissue donation program dedicated to autism research. The Autism Tissue Program makes post-mortem brain tissue available to as many qualified scientists as possible to advance autism research. Using brain tissue, scientists can go …

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: Discover Article Analyzes Recent Developments, Concepts | Circa April 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Discover Article Analyzes Recent Developments, Concepts This month autism is featured in a new in-depth article in the April issue of Discover magazine. In "Autism: It's Not Just in the Head," reporter Jill Neimark provides an analysis of a few of the latest developments and concepts in autism research. The article focuses on how autism, …