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 | Autism Speaks Genetics Research Grants | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Autism Speaks Genetics Research Grants Autism Speaks is committed to aggressively funding research that will accelerate the pace of discovery and, ultimately, improve the lives of all those who struggle with autism. As part of this commitment, Autism Speaks, NAAR and CAN committed $11,533,722 to genetics research grants from 2005 and 2007. From 1997 to …

Archived | Autism Speaks Grants Related to Potential Environmental Factors in Autism | Circa 2005 – 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Autism Speaks Grants Related to Potential Environmental Factors in Autism Autism Speaks is committed to facilitating research that will uncover the causes of autism, develop effective biomedical treatments, and hasten the discovery of a cure. As part of this commitment, Autism Speaks has funded research projects that explore potential environmental factors in autism. For the …

Archived | Gene Interaction Raises Autism Risk in Blacks and Whites | Circa June 19, 2006 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Gene Interaction Raises Autism Risk in Blacks and Whites DURHAM, N.C. -- A combination of two malfunctioning genes increases the risk of autism among African Americans, researchers at Duke University Medical Center have found. This same gene combination also increases the risk of autism in Caucasians, the Duke team reported in a 2005 study. The researchers believe …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Report: Early Abnormality In Autism | Circa June 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Report: Early Abnormality in Autism Researchers Find Placental Tissue Changes in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders In search of early markers for autism spectrum disorder, researchers at Yale School of Medicine have found abnormalities in placental tissue from children later diagnosed with the disorder.  In a report in the June 26 online issue of Biological Psychiatry, …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Animal Studies Show Abnormalities Caused by Excessive Ultrasound | Circa August 7, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Animal Studies Show Abnormalities Caused by Excessive Ultrasound  Developing Mouse Embryo Brains Affected; Connection to Autism Remains Unclear Prolonged and frequent use of ultrasound waves on pregnant mice caused abnormalities in the brain of the developing mouse embryo, Yale School of Medicine researchers reported in the August 7, 2006 issue of the Proceedings of the National …

Archived | Grants Funded By Cure Autism Now – 2005 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 2005 Genetics: Searching DNA for mutations that will point to proteins and pathways that may be amenable to treatment  The Prevalence of Mutations in X-Chromosome Linked Genes (Pilot Project Award) Jozef Gecz, Ph.D., Women's and Children's Hospital, Australia Genes and the environment perform a delicate balancing act in the …