Archived | Cure Autism Now Holds Annual Autism Research Summit Meeting  | January 2007 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Cure Autism Now Holds Annual Autism Research Summit Meeting  Meeting Tackles the Role of the Immune System in Autism On January 25 and 26, the first ever Autism and Immunology Workshop took place in Pasadena, Calif. on the campus of the California Institute of Technology. Organized by Cure Autism Now, and co-sponsored by Autism Speaks …

Archived | Autism Speaks – NIMH Autism Genetics Research in Special Populations Attendee List | Circa October 2007 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

AS-NIMH Autism Genetics Research in Special Populations Attendee List Heidi Alaskary Deputy Executive Director for Research Coordinator, National Communication Development Program Prince Salman Center for Disability Research Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Phone: (9661)488-4401, ext: 170 Fax: (9661) 488-4628 Email: heidi@pscdr.org.sa Mohammed Aldosari Medical Director, Autism Diagnostic Clinic, Saudi Autism Society, Consultant, Pediatric Neurologist Director, Pediatric Neurology Fellowship Program,King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center,Riyadh, Saudi ArabiaPhone: +966-1-464-7272 ext. 32772Fax: +966-1-442-4763Email: maldosari@kfshrc.edu.sa Laura Almasy Southwest FDN for Biomedical Research  …

Archived | Cure Autism Now (CAN) Neuroimaging Summit Focuses on Collaboration | Circa January 2006 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

CAN Neuroimaging Summit Focuses on Collaboration On Jan. 23-24, 25 researchers from around the world came together in Los Angeles for the Cure Autism Now Neuroimaging Summit Meeting. The Cure Autism Now-sponsored science summit meeting was held to provide a forum to brainstorm about how imaging technology can be used to uncover the underlying biology …

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 | Gene Interaction Raises Autism Risk in Blacks and Whites | Circa June 19, 2006 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Gene Interaction Raises Autism Risk in Blacks and Whites DURHAM, N.C. -- A combination of two malfunctioning genes increases the risk of autism among African Americans, researchers at Duke University Medical Center have found. This same gene combination also increases the risk of autism in Caucasians, the Duke team reported in a 2005 study. The researchers believe …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Brain’s Fear Center Shrinks In Autism’s Most Severly Socially Impaired | Circa 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Brain's Fear Center Shrinks in Autism's Most Severely Socially-Impaired  Researchers Tie Size of Amygdala with Social Impairment Researchers at the University of Wisconsin have examined the age-dependent changes in the size of brain region named the amygdala on face processing in a group of individuals both affected and not affected with autism. As children get …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Multi-Center Research Team Discovers Genetic Link To Autism | Circa August 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Multi-Center Research Team Discovers Genetic Link to Autism In a multi-center study of 222 families in the United States, scientists have found a strong genetic link to autism on chromosome 7. The study, in which five large universities participated, was part of the National Institutes of Health Collaborative Programs of Excellence in Autism, or CPEA. …