Archived | Autistic brains’ ‘genes differ’ | Circa May 25, 2011 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autistic brains' 'genes differ' The brains of people with autism are chemically different from those without autism, according to researchers.  A study, published in the journal Nature, showed the unique characters of the frontal and temporal lobes had disappeared. Different genes should be active in each region, but autistic brains had the same pattern of gene …

Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | Circa May 26, 2011

Note: Links are original and most likely don’t work. News8 new results for asperger's Fresh blow for Gary McKinnon as President Obama refuses to halt extraditionDaily MailCampaigners had hoped the President would halt the legal proceedings because of the Asperger's sufferer's precarious mental state. But Mr Obama – despite previously saying he wanted to find an 'appropriate solution' to end …

Archived | Families For Effective Autism Treatment (FEAT) Newsletter: Critics call state’s autism settlement a ‘sham’ | Circa July 20, 2011 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Once again the Department Heads and Public Officials Californians entrusted to protect our precious children have been busy in back rooms collaborating with and protecting the very entities we charged them with watching. Our Governor and his Department of Managed Health Care have turned a blind eye to the damage being done to our Children with Autism by …

Archived | Autism Genetic Resource Exchange: A Science Program Of Autism Speaks | Circa 2007 – 2011

AGRE for Families > (Note: Links go to way back archive for Autism Speak’s AGRE website.) AGRE for Families The Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) is a research program for families who have two or more children on the autism spectrum. One of the biggest challenges for researchers is trying to recruit families and gather …

Archived | Autism Speaks: New Study Reveals Autism Prevalence in South Korea Estimated to be 2.6% or 1 in 38 Children | Circa May 9, 2011 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research by U.S., Korean and Canadian Investigators Identifies Children Not Yet Diagnosed and Has Potential to Increase Autism Spectrum Disorder Prevalence Estimates Worldwide  New York, N.Y. (May 9, 2011) – In the first comprehensive study of autism prevalence using a total population sample, an international team of investigators from the U.S., South Korea, and Canada …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Autism Genome Project (AGP) | Circa 2004 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Genome Project Launched in 2004, the Autism Genome Project, or AGP, is the largest study ever conducted to find the genes associated with inherited risk for autism. Many of the world's leading genetics researchers pooled their resources and used a promising new technology, the DNA microarray, to scan the human genome in the search for …

Archived | Autism Speaks and BGI Collaboration to Generate World’s Largest Library of Sequenced Genomes of Individuals With Autism Spectrum Disorders | Circa October 13, 2011 #NotAnAutisticAlly

(Media-Newswire.com) - NEW YORK, N.Y., CAMBRIDGE, M.A.and SHENZHEN, CHINA ( October 13, 2011 ) – Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, and BGI, the largest genomic organizationin the world and a global leader in whole genome sequencing, jointly announce their partnership to create the world’s largest library of sequenced genomes of …