Archived | Understanding the Autism Genome Project’s First | Circa 2006-ish #NotAnAutisticAlly

Findings Grants Program Science News Overview Science Portfolio Clinical Programs Initiatives The genetic influence on autism is complex, with research suggesting that a combination of genes work together to render an individual susceptible. One way to address this complexity is for researchers to investigate a large collection of families with affected individuals in order to …

Archived | Autism Speaks and the World’s Leading Autism Experts Announce the Publication of the Autism Genome Project Phase 1 Results | Circa February 18, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Preliminary Results of the Autism Genome Project Published in Nature Genetics NEW YORK, NY (February 18, 2007) -- Autism Speaks , a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism research, together with an international consortium of researchers and participating families, today announced the publication of the preliminary results …

Archived | Autism Speaks and The New York Center for Autism to Celebrate “A New Decade for Autism” at May 9 Benefit Dinner | Circa April 20, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

NBC Dateline's Stone Phillips to Emcee and NYC Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein Will Give Keynote Speech  NBC News' Stone Phillips will serve as master of ceremonies and New York City Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein will be the special guest and keynote speaker at “A New Decade for Autism,” a special fundraising dinner benefiting …

Archived | Autism Speaks Co-founder Bob Wright to Deliver Keynote Address at Special Autism Awareness and Fundraising Event | Circa March 23, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Co-founder Bob Wright to Deliver Keynote Address at Special Autism Awareness and Fundraising Event at Indiana's Camp Atterbury on Saturday, March 25 NEW YORK (March 23, 2006) - Autism Speaks Co-Founder Bob Wright will join members of the military and autism communities for a special autism awareness and fundraising event on Saturday, March …

Archived | Autism Speaks Makes First Major Funding Commitment, Supporting Development Of Unprecedented National Autism Database | Circa January 17, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Initial $2.26 Million Award Funds Project That Will Serve as a Unique Resource For Families and Researchers  (New York, New York -- January 17, 2006) -- Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness about the growing autism health crisis and raising funds for critical autism research, today announced that its board of directors has …

Archived | Autism Speaks Appoints Mark Roithmayr as President | Circa May 19, 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Drawing on nearly 20 years of leadership experience with the March of Dimes, Roithmayr's primary focus will be to set the strategic vision and build the infrastructure of the newly created national foundation.  (New York, NY-May 19, 2005) Mark Roithmayr Former March of Dimes Senior Vice President Mark Roithmayr will join Autism Speaks as the …

Archived | Autism Speaks Position On Vaccines & Autism | Circa July 30, 2009 #NotAnAutisticAlly

  An Interview with Dr. Geri Dawson, Chief Science Officer, Autism Speaks, about the Organization's Research Funding and Position on Vaccines and Autism July 30, 2009 Geri Dawson Let me start out by asking the question that seems to be on many people's minds – Do vaccines cause autism?  Parents often look to environmental factors …