Archived | Cure Autism Now/Autism Speaks: Isaac Pessah, Ph.D. Receives Inaugural CAN Environmental Innovator Award | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Isaac Pessah, Ph.D. Receives Inaugural CAN Environmental Innovator Award Cure Autism Now (CAN) is pleased to name Isaac Pessah, Ph.D., as recipient of its first CAN Environmental Innovator Award. This award was designed to identify and support researchers who are studying how relevant exposures to toxins translate into altered biology, and how this is related to …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Effect of Mercury on Apoptosis of Neuronal Cells | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Effect of Mercury on Apoptosis of Neuronal Cells  Leman Yel, M.D., University of California, Irvine Grant abstract:Organic mercury compounds are known to be toxic mainly to the nervous system. Recently, the similarities between the neurological findings in mercury exposure and autism have come to attention. It has been estimated that children are exposed to a …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Role of cytokines in developmental neurotoxicity | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Role of cytokines in developmental neurotoxicity  Ellen Silbergeld, Ph.D., Univeristy of Maryland School of Medicine  Grant Abstract:Methyl mercury (MeHg) is an environmental pollutant that causes profound neurotoxicity and has been associated with autism. (2021 Fact: Vaccines DO NOT CAUSE autism) A major toxic effect associated MeHg exposure in humans is damage to the developing nervous …

Archived | Autism Speaks: A Comparative Study Evaluating the Dose-Responsiveness Effects of methylmercury and Thimerosal on Select Nervous, Immune and Enzyme Parameters | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

A Comparative Study Evaluating the Dose-Responsiveness Effects of methylmercury and Thimerosal on Select Nervous, Immune and Enzyme Parameters  Deborah Keil, Ph. D. Medical Univeristy of South Carolina  Grant Abstract:Infantile autism (IA) is a neurodevelopmental syndrome found in 1-5 cases of every 10,000 children with boys acquiring this syndrome 3-5 times more than girls. The spectrum …

Archived | Cure Autism Now/Autism Speaks: Autism, Autism, Autism: Finding Answers within the Vaccine | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Peter Bell from Cure Autism Now and later, Autism Speaks Autism, Autism, Autism: Finding Answers within the Vaccine  A Letter from Cure Autism Now's Board Chair and CEOAutism, autism, autism. It has permeated everything. We have read and heard the word "autism" from so many people and in so many news articles lately, it is …

Snapshot | Google alerts – autism | Circa April 6, 2012

Note: Links are original to the email and most likely don’t work. News8 new results for autism Pregnancy Length May Influence Severity of AutismPhiladelphia InquirerFRIDAY, April 6 (HealthDay News) -- Children with autism who were born either prematurely or several weeks late may experience more severe symptoms than kids with autism who were born on time, according to a new study. These children …

Snapshot | Google Alerts – Autism | Circa August 8, 2012

[Note: Links are original to email and probably don’t work.] News10 new results for autism Autism awareness effort by 11-year-olds may expandSan Francisco ChronicleKevin was diagnosed in third grade with Asperger's syndrome, an autism spectrum disorder characterized by difficulties in social interaction, fine motor skill problems and sensitivity to noise. Taylor and Emily worked with Kevin to form REACH — Road …