Archived | Cure Autism Now Science Summary: The White Matter Story | Circa 2006-ish #NotAnAutisticAlly

Dear CAN families, This is Cure Autism Now's Science Director, Sophia Colamarino. Every now and then I will be writing science summaries to help you make sense of important research published about understanding and treating autism. When translating the results I will try not to use those annoying big science-y terms, though I will help …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Brain Development Initiative | Circa 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Brain Development Initiative The creation of effective biologically-based treatments for autism will require knowledge of the underlying brain defects. Identifying what goes awry in the developing brain of children with autism is the first step. Brain Development Initiative We must understand how, when, and why the brains of individuals with autism are thrown off track …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Autism Epidemiology Network | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks and the CDC have established an international information sharing network to study the epidemiology of autism Our Mission Autism Speaks and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are co-sponsoring an initiative to explore possible scientific opportunities in an international collaborative effort in autism epidemiology. The long range objectives of this project are to …

Archived | NAAR Autism Genome Project: Research Consortiums | Circa July 2004 #NotAnAutisticAlly

NAAR Autism Genome Project: Research Consortiums At the core of the NAAR Autism Genome Project are the investigators bringing it to life - a consortium of academic collaborators that have formed an unprecedented partnership. This “collaboration of collaborations” is the largest consortium ever assembled to focus on the genetics of autism and is composed of …

Archived | NAAR Autism Genome Project: Frequently Asked Questions | Circa July 2004 #NotAnAutisticAllly

NAAR Autism Genome Project: Frequently Asked Questions What is the NAAR Autism Genome Project? The NAAR Autism Genome Project is a large-scale, collaborative genetics research project designed to map the human genome in the search for autism susceptibility genes - the genes responsible for the inherited risk for autism. This unprecedented endeavor is the largest …

Archived | NAAR Launches Largest Autism Genetics Study | Circa July 19, 2004 #NotAnAutisticAlly

NAAR The NAAR Autism Genome Project is Using DNA Array Technology to Scan the Human Genome & Includes 1,500 Families in the Search for the Genes Associated with the Disorder July 19, 2004 The National Alliance for Autism Research has launched the NAAR Autism Genome Project the largest study ever conducted to find the genes associated with inherited risk for …