Cure Autism Now | The Autism Genetic Resource Exchange | August 1996

The Autism Genetic Resource Exchange A time for work, a time for hope, a time for gathering together Some little known facts about autism: Autism is not rare. Autism is the third most common developmental disorder. Two out of every 1000 children born in the US will be on the autistic spectrum. Autism currently effects …

Cure Autism Now(CAN) Funds research in search of answers | Fall/Winter 1997

Cure Autism Now(CAN) Funds research in search of answers COSAC Outreach, Fall/Winter 1997  by Jon Shestack     The Cure Autism Now (CAN) foundation was established in California almost two years ago by a group of parents, clinicians and researchers. In looking for answers for their own children and patients, they were shocked to find how little …

Cure Autism Now | Making a Difference in the Fight Against Autism | Winter 2001 #AutisticHistory

Doug Compton Making a Difference in the Fight Against Autism Doug Compton is fighting back. The father of three and a busy pharmaceutical scientist studying heart disease and cholesterol metabolism, he still finds the time, energy and emotional commitment to make a significant difference through his work with Cure Autism Now. Since the time his …

Cure Autism Now Receives Incredible $1 Million Donation | Winter 2001 #AutisticHistory

Cure Autism Now Receives Incredible $1 Million Donation The Bernard Family Challenges Others to Advance Autism Research to the Next Level Tom and Sallie Bernard, parents of triplet boys, one of whom has autism, have donated an incredible $1 million to Cure Autism Now. It is their hope that other supporters will help increase the …

Cure Autism Now | Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) Update | 2001 #AutisticHistory

AGRE Update! Enrollment is Up!AGRE's recruitment staff has established over 1800 family contacts. We encourage families that have more than one member affected with autism, PDD or Asperger's disorder to register A registration consent form must be completed and returned prior to your family's enrollment. ConfidentialityAll identifying information, records and DNA samples in the AGRE …

Cure Autism Now | Over $2 Million in Funds Quadruples the Number of Researchers Working in Autism Studies | 2001 #AutisticHistory

Over $2 Million in Funds Quadruples the Number of Researchers Working in Autism Studies By January of 2001 the Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) will make the DNA samples of almost 400 multiplex families available for study to all scientists and pharmaceuticals—thus making it the largest autism collection in the world and the only one …

Research Projects Cure Autism Now Funded in 2000 | #AutisticHistory

Research Projects Cure Autism Now Funded in 2000 Conditional Neurotrophin Knock-out Mice as a Model for the Developmental Neuropathology of Autism Schahram Akbarian, Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital (Young Investigator)Dr. Akbarian's group has recently generated a mutant mouse that lacks the developing brain neurotrophin-3 (NT-3), a growth factor molecule. The mice are viable and have a …