Archived | Autism Speaks Genetics Research Grants | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Autism Speaks Genetics Research Grants Autism Speaks is committed to aggressively funding research that will accelerate the pace of discovery and, ultimately, improve the lives of all those who struggle with autism. As part of this commitment, Autism Speaks, NAAR and CAN committed $11,533,722 to genetics research grants from 2005 and 2007. From 1997 to …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Call for Scientific Papers | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Announcement - Call for Scientific Papers Dr. Abha Chauhan and Science Publications, New York, USA announce a Special Issue of The American Journal of Biochemistry and Biotechnology (ISSN: 15533468) on Autism Spectrum Disorders, to be published in 2007. Topics in this issue include, but are not limited to: Oxidative stress in autismImmune abnormalities and inflammation in autism Genetic …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Understanding the Role of Chromosome 15 in Autism | Circa 2007 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Understanding the Role of Chromosome 15 in Autism While it is thought that many genes on multiple chromosomes contribute to symptoms of autism, numerous research studies have focused on mutations of chromosome 15. A region on this chromosome, 15q11-q13, also called the “Prader Willi/Angelman Syndrome Critical Region,” contains many genes of interest that can undergo …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Science Advisory Board | Circa 2007 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Scientific Advisory Board Scientific and medical experts meet several times a year to review research proposals for Autism Speaks.  David Amaral, Ph.D.University of California, Davis M.I.N.D. InstituteGeorge Anderson, Ph.D.Yale Child Center, Yale University David S. Baskin, M.D., F.A.C.S.Methodist Neurological Institute Margaret Bauman, M.D.LADDERS, Massachusetts General Hospital Ralph Bradshaw, Ph.D.University of California, Irvine Melissa Down Begg, …

Archived | Grants Funded – Cure Autism Now 2006 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Cure Autism Now funded a variety of science programs designed to encourage innovative approaches toward identifying the causes, developing means of prevention and treatment and ultimately, finding a cure for autism and related disorders.Field-building research grants were a core feature of Cure Autism Now's science program: Pilot Project, Young Investigator, Treatment, and Innovative Technology in …

Archived | Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now – 2004 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 2004 Molecular Studies in Autism Huda Zoghbi, M.D., Baylor College of Medicine (Genius Award) The funds received through the Cure Autism Now Genius Award will allow us to explore new approaches to identify some of the molecular genetic pathways involved in autism. Our strategy will focus on the …

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 …