Archive | Clara Lajonchere of Autism Speaks, AGRE & Cure Autism Now | #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism #BanABA

#notAnAutisticAlly Clara Lajonchere of Autism Speaks Clara Lajonchere Clara joined Cure Autism Now in June 2003 as AGRE Program Director. Under Clara's leadership, AGRE has reached several landmarks including the acquisition of over 1600 family pedigrees and facilitating research in 15 countries. In September, 2006, Clara was promoted to Director of Clinical Research with responsibility …

Archive | Andrew Conrad of Autism Speaks | #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism #BanABA

#NotAnAutisticAlly Andrew Conrad of Autism Speaks Andrew Conrad Chief Scientific OfficerCo-founder, LabCorp's National Genetic Institute Andrew Conrad, Ph.D. is the co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer of LabCorp's National Genetics Institute. Dr. Conrad graduated with a B.S. in neurobiology and a Ph.D. in cell biology from the University of California Los Angeles. He has served as …

Archive | Sallie Bernard of SafeMinds & Autism Speaks | #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism #BanABA

Sallie Bernard Sallie Bernard was a member of AutismSpeaks from 2007 to 2017. She served on their Family Service Committee, Science Committee of the board, and the Community Advisory board for science. Bernard was formerly the Board President of Cure Autism Now (CAN) and a co-founder of the CAN New Jersey Chapter. She helped launch …

Archived | Autism Speaks: 2008 IMFAR Shows Progress in All Areas of Autism Research | Circa May 15 – 17 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

2008 IMFAR Shows Progress in All Areas of Autism Research International Meetingfor Autism ResearchMay 15-17, 2008London The seventh annual International Meeting for Autism Research recently concluded in London with more than 1150 researchers from around the world attending and making more than 850 presentations. Among the countries represented were Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, …

Archived | Cure Autism Now & Autism Speaks Organized Events | Circa 1996 – 2006 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks-Organized EventsAutism Speaks-Sponsored EventsInternational Research Conferences In order to drive us to a cure faster, Autism Speaks (AS) proactively organizes autism summit meetings and workshops, each focusing on a topic of research relevant to autism. These targeted research meetings are invitation-only, and often serve to mix experts in autism with experts from outside the …

Archived | Grants Funded By Cure Autism Now – 2005 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 2005 Genetics: Searching DNA for mutations that will point to proteins and pathways that may be amenable to treatment  The Prevalence of Mutations in X-Chromosome Linked Genes (Pilot Project Award) Jozef Gecz, Ph.D., Women's and Children's Hospital, Australia Genes and the environment perform a delicate balancing act in the …

Archived | Autism Speaks Portfolios: Autism Treatment | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Portfolios: Autism Treatment The treatment of autism is the focus of one of four primary portfolios in the Autism Speaks Science Program. The Treatment Portfolio will focus on the areas of behavioral, biomedical and technological methods of treatment and intervention. Current and past initiatives in this area include the Innovative Technology for Autism Initiative, the Treatment Initiative and …