Archived | Autism Speaks: Research We Have Funded | Circa 1997 – 2007 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research We Have Funded What We Fund and How We Fund ItOpen Grants and How to ApplyResearch We Have Funded Autism Speaks is funding 52 new biomedical research projects at a total value of over $15.2 million. The awards cover a broad spectrum of autism sciences, including cognition and sensory processing, diagnostic measures, epidemiology, genetics, …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Research Funded: 2002 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research Funded: 2002 (NAAR) In 2002, NAAR continued to drive the autism research movement and elevate the science more than any other autism organization, committing approximately $4 million to fund 22 pilot studies in autism research taking place in the U.S., England, Italy and Germany; three larger, collaborative programs in the U.S., Canada and England …

Archived | Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now – 2002 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 2002 Studies of a serotonin transporter (5HTT) mutation associates with Asperger's syndrome Matthew Beckman, University of Alabama at Birmingham (Young Investigator) The search for genes associated with autism has been the focus of much attention by researchers in the past few years. Recently this search has led to …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Research Funded: 2002 Collaborative Programs | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research Funded: 2002 Collaborative Programs (NAAR) Identifying Early Markers of Autism: A Study of Infant Siblings  Commonly known as the "Baby Sibs Study," NAAR first funded this project in 1997 and transformed into an extensive, multi-site project in 2001. In 2002, NAAR invested an additional $100,000 into this project, which is designed to better identify …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Research Funded: 2002 Mentor-Based Fellowships | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Reasearch Funded: 2002 Mentor-Based Fellowships In 2002, NAAR budgeted an unprecedented $1 million to fund pre- and post-doctoral mentor-based fellowships to attract the best and brightest young minds to focus their talents on autism research. Pre-Doctoral Fellowships Autism Research Centre (Cambridge, England)Mentor: Simon Baron-Cohen, Ph.D. University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)Mentor: Deborah A. Fein, Ph.D. New …

Archived | Autism Speaks \ Cure Autism Now \ NAAR Publications: 2002 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Publications: 2002 In addition to leveraging their AS/CAN/NAAR-funded studies to earn larger autism research grants from the National Institutes of Health and other sources, researchers funded by AS/CAN/NAAR have experienced significant success publishing their studies in numerous scientific journals and books. These publications play a key role in enhancing the scientific community's understanding of autism …

Archived | Autism Speaks Portfolios: Autism Treatment Initiative & Grants | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Treatment Initiative Currently there are no commonly accepted standards for autism treatment, and families are often left to navigate the course of their child's future on their own. Treatments vary regionally, and there is no system in place to coordinate the development of treatment protocols or novel therapeutics, nor their validation to qualify for insurance …