Archived| Autism Speaks: Wright Lauded by Medical Academy | Circa March 28, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Wright Lauded by Medical Academy Bob Wright was honored by The New York Academy of Medicine at a gala on March 28, 2007, for his strategic vision transforming a broadcast network into a diversified global media company, and for his passion to find a cure for autism. The academy also honored Joseph M. Feczko, M.D., …

Archived | Tune-in: Suzanne Wright on CNN’s Larry King Live | March 21, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Co-founder Suzanne Wright appeared this week on CNN's "Larry King Live" to discuss autism. Wright appeared along with Bill Cosby and Toni Braxton, the stars of the upcoming Concert for Autism Speaks on April 9 at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City. Braxton was recently named national celebrity spokesperson for Autism …

Archived | ‘New’ Autism Speaks Gathers in Capital | Circa March 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

'New' Autism Speaks Gathers in Capital Volunteers, Field Staff and Leadership Celebrate Gains of 2006, Plan New Initiatives for 2007 Heeding repeated calls to serve the autism community as “one strong voice,” nearly 240 staff and volunteers of the newly combined Autism Speaks and Cure Autism Now, or CAN, joined forces in Washington, D.C. March …

Archived | Autism Speaks: NIH Announces New Autism Grants | Circa August 2, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

NIH Announces New Autism Grants On Thursday, August 2, the National Institutes of Health announced the awardees of a new funding mechanism to support autism research, called the Autism Centers for Excellence. The ACE awards will replace the Collaborative Program of Excellence in Autism (CPEA) and Studies to Advance Autism Research and Treatment (STAART) projects …

Archived | Autism Speaks: New Study Investigates Pesticide Use, Autism Link | Circa July 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

New Study Investigates Pesticide Use, Autism Link  A recent publication in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives reported a possible connection between pesticide exposure and autism in central California. The study used multiple databases to both identify candidate exposures and analyze the relationship between the exposure and Autism Spectrum Disorders, or ASD. These data sources include: 1) …

Archived | Autism Speaks Files Amicus Brief With U.S. Supreme Court in Tom F. Case | Circa July 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Files Amicus Brief With U.S. Supreme Court in Tom F. Case Autism Speaks Files Amicus Brief With U.S. Supreme Court in Tom F. Case Autism Speaks, through its Federal Legal Appeals Project (FLAP), has filed an amicus brief before the United States Supreme Court in the Tom F. case. The issue under consideration by the high Court concerns …

Archived | Autism Speaks: AGRE Hits Publication Milestone | July 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

AGRE Hits Publication Milestone The Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) reached a milestone this week, as the 101st publication citing the AGRE database was published. The largest private collection of families with two or more children with autism, AGRE accelerates the pace of autism research by providing clinical and genetic information to qualified researchers. AGRE …