Archived | Grants Funded – Cure Autism Now 2006 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Cure Autism Now funded a variety of science programs designed to encourage innovative approaches toward identifying the causes, developing means of prevention and treatment and ultimately, finding a cure for autism and related disorders.Field-building research grants were a core feature of Cure Autism Now's science program: Pilot Project, Young Investigator, Treatment, and Innovative Technology in …

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 …

Archived | Autism Speaks Receives More-Than-Expected Number of Research Proposals | Circa 2005 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Autism Speaks Receives More-Than-Expected Number of Research Proposals Dana Foundation to Assist in Administering Grant Requests Autism Speaks has received a higher-than-expected 58 applications for a new grant program it initiated to target established scientists at leading medical and research institutions. The Dana Foundation is assisting in the administration of this first round of grants. …

Archived | Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now – 2004 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 2004 Molecular Studies in Autism Huda Zoghbi, M.D., Baylor College of Medicine (Genius Award) The funds received through the Cure Autism Now Genius Award will allow us to explore new approaches to identify some of the molecular genetic pathways involved in autism. Our strategy will focus on the …

Archived | Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now – 2003 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 2003 Synaptogenesis and chromosomal rearrangements in autism Thomas Bourgeron, Ph. D., Pasteur Institute (Pilot Project) Autism is a developmental disorder characterized by impaired social interaction and communication, in addition to restricted range of interests and activities. The PARIS study, an international collaborative project coordinated by Pr. Marion Leboyer …

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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 …

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Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 2001 Early detection of autism Jan Buitelaar, M.D., Ph.D., University Medical Center Utrecht (Pilot Research) For both clinical and research reasons it is important to detect children with typical autism and with the broader phenotype of autism spectrum disorders at an age as early as possible. We have …