Standoff Threatens Autism Research Funding GOP Senators Object To Limits (PDF Avail.)| Sept. 21, 2011 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

washtimes_9.21Download Standoff Threatens Autism Research Funding GOP Senators Object To Limits By Jordan E. Otero The Washington TimesWednesday, September 21, 2011 House lawmakers Wednesday implored their Senate counterparts to break a logjam they said is endangering federal support for autism research and funding. The Combating Autism Reauthorization Act passed the House of Representatives by voice …

Autism Speaks Autism Genetic Resource Exchange Joins the National Database for Autism Research Federation | Dec. 12, 2011 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism

Autism Speaks Autism Genetic Resource Exchange Joins the National Database for Autism Research Federation Creates Largest Source of Autism Research Data to Date  NEW YORK, N.Y. (DECEMBER 12, 2011) – Autism Speaks – North America’s largest autism science and advocacy organization – joins the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in announcing the addition of Autism …

Autism Speaks Hails Senator Arlen Specter’s Planned Introduction of the Cures Acceleration Network Act | April 25, 2009 #AutisticHistory #BanABA

Autism Speaks Hails Senator Arlen Specter's Planned Introduction of the Cures Acceleration Network Act  Legislation Would Dramatically Boost NIH Funding and Establish New Federal Agency Focused on Bridging the Wide Gap Between Scientific Discovery and Treatments for Diseases and Disorders NEW YORK, NY (April 25, 2009) – Autism Speaks, the nation's largest autism science and …

IACC Members List | February 2013 #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism #BanABA

IACC: Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee Federal Members Thomas R. Insel, M.D. Director, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and Chair of the IACC Dr. Thomas Insel has served as Chair of the IACC since it was first convened in January 2007 after being reconstituted under the Combating Autism Act of 2006. Dr. Insel is the …

Archive | Anita Miller Sostek of Autism Speaks | #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism #BanABA

#NotAnAutisticAlly Anita Miller Sostek Anita Miller Sostek Vice President of Scientific Review and Operations Anita Miller Sostek joined Autism Speaks as Vice President of Scientific Review and Operations in September of 2008. In this role, Anita oversees Autism Speaks' Grants Program, which currently processes over 1,000 investigator-initiated grants annually. She is involved in overseeing the …

Archive | Geraldine ”Geri” Dawson of Autism Speaks | #AutisticHistory #StopBigAutism #BanABA

#notAnAutisticAlly Geri Dawson of Autism Speaks Geraldine Dawson became Autism Speaks' first Chief Science Officer in January of 2008. In this role, Geri serves as the scientific leader of Autism Speaks, working with the scientific community; stakeholders, and science staff, to shape, expand, and communicate the foundation's scientific vision and strategy.  Prior to joining Autism …

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 …