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: 2002 Collaborative Programs | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research Funded: 2002 Collaborative Programs (NAAR) Identifying Early Markers of Autism: A Study of Infant Siblings  Commonly known as the "Baby Sibs Study," NAAR first funded this project in 1997 and transformed into an extensive, multi-site project in 2001. In 2002, NAAR invested an additional $100,000 into this project, which is designed to better identify …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Funded Research For 2000 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research Funded: 2000 (NAAR) In 2000, NAAR became the first non-governmental organization to break the $1 million mark for funding autism research and committed approximately $1.5 million to fund 19 pilot studies and two mentor-based fellowships in autism research taking place in the United States and Spain. Also in 2000, NAAR and the Nancy Lurie …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR): 1998 Awards | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

1998 Awards (NAAR)  In 1998, NAAR committed approximately $500,000 in its second year of funding autism research projects and marked the establishment of NAAR's Mentor-based fellowship program. In 1998, NAAR funded 10 pilot studies and 2 mentor-based fellowships in the United States and Canada. Additionally, NAAR was instrumental in funding and establishing the Autism Tissue …

Archived | The AGRE Program FAQs | Circa April 2004 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

AGRE Frequently Asked Questions What is AGRE? How do I gain access to AGRE? How do I order biomaterials from AGRE? How do I select biomaterials Are AGRE samples free? What kinds of Biomaterials does AGRE distribute? What kind of data does AGRE collect and distribute? Is AGRE affiliated with the NIMH? How do I …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Why does it take brains to understand autism? | Circa October 23, 2017 #NotAnAutisticAlly

  Why does it take brains to understand autism? October 23, 2017  Guest post by Alycia Halladay, chief science officer for the Autism Science Foundation Alycia Halladay, chief science officer for Autism Science Foundation. You may have heard about Autism BrainNet and its mission to increase awareness about the need for postmortem brain tissue in autism research. …

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 …