Archived | Autism Speaks: Keystone Symposia Turns Its Attention to Autism | Circa February 2008 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Keystone Symposia Turns Its Attention to Autism For the world's top scientists, prestigious small meetings such as the summer courses at Cold Spring Harbor, NY and the winter Keystone Symposia represent the most fertile opportunities for coming together from a variety of fields to learn about a specific topic. In the summer of 2007, Cold …

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: Latest Research | Circa 2007 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Latest Research Funding autism research is a primary goal of Autism Speaks. While ten years ago there were only a handful of scientists working on this problem, now there are well over 400, and more begin work on autism every day.  To help you keep up on their efforts, we'll provide a regular digest of …

Archived | Autism Speaks: New Study Shows Promise for Treatment of Rett Syndrome | Circa February 8, 2007 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

New Study Shows Promise for Treatment of Rett Syndrome  New research has found that the genetic mutation of the MeCP2 gene responsible for Rett Syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder, can be reversed pharmacologically in mice. The results of the experiments, conducted at the University of Edinburgh laboratories of Dr. Adrian Bird, were published Feb. 8, …

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 | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) 2005 Research Awards | #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

The National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Screenshot of 2005 Research Awards Front Page. Text below. 2005_naar_research_supplementDownload The National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR) is the first organization in the country dedicated to funding and accelerating biomedical research to unravel the mysteries of autism and find a cure. Founded in 1994 by parents of children …

Archived | Autism Speaks: New Study Shows Promise For Treatment Of Rett Syndrome | Circa February 8, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

New Study Shows Promise for Treatment of Rett Syndrome  New research has found that the genetic mutation of the MeCP2 gene responsible for Rett Syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder, can be reversed pharmacologically in mice. The results of the experiments, conducted at the University of Edinburgh laboratories of Dr. Adrian Bird, were published Feb. 8, …