Snapshot | Google Alerts – Autism | Circa February 22, 2013

News10 new results for autism Parents of children with autism - what does finding a cure mean?The Guardian (blog)The high numbers of children diagnosed with autism (one in 88 in the US) has gained the disorder much media attention. Even as the search for a cure continues to move forward – just this week a study in Norway found that women who …

Snapshot | Google Alerts – Autism | Circa December 8, 2012

[Note: Links are original to the email and most likely don’t work anymore.] News8 new results for autism Learning to Understand His Son's Autism, Discovering Federal Policy GapsNational JournalThe National Journal Political Landscape is a weekly conversation about the news of the day with National Journal writers, editors and outside experts. Ron Fournier, National Journal's editorial director, called it …

Snapshot | Google Alert: Autism | Circa June 1, 2010

[Note: The links below are original to the email and most likely don’t work anymore] Google News Alert for: autism Autism test maker secures $9mBoston GlobeSynapDx Corp., a new Waltham company that aims to develop tests for the early detection of autism, yesterday announced the completion of a $9 million round ...See all stories on this topicSan Francisco Chronicle (blog)Learning …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Environmental Factors in Autism Initiative | Circa December 2007

Environmental Factors in Autism Initiative The role of environmental factors in the development of autism is a crucial area of study. Although we know that genetics is an important factor, genetics alone may not account for all cases of autism. The increase in the reported number of autism cases has generated extreme concern over the …

Archived | Cure Autism Now/Autism Speaks: Isaac Pessah, Ph.D. Receives Inaugural CAN Environmental Innovator Award | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Isaac Pessah, Ph.D. Receives Inaugural CAN Environmental Innovator Award Cure Autism Now (CAN) is pleased to name Isaac Pessah, Ph.D., as recipient of its first CAN Environmental Innovator Award. This award was designed to identify and support researchers who are studying how relevant exposures to toxins translate into altered biology, and how this is related to …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Effect of Mercury on Apoptosis of Neuronal Cells | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Effect of Mercury on Apoptosis of Neuronal Cells  Leman Yel, M.D., University of California, Irvine Grant abstract:Organic mercury compounds are known to be toxic mainly to the nervous system. Recently, the similarities between the neurological findings in mercury exposure and autism have come to attention. It has been estimated that children are exposed to a …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Role of cytokines in developmental neurotoxicity | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Role of cytokines in developmental neurotoxicity  Ellen Silbergeld, Ph.D., Univeristy of Maryland School of Medicine  Grant Abstract:Methyl mercury (MeHg) is an environmental pollutant that causes profound neurotoxicity and has been associated with autism. (2021 Fact: Vaccines DO NOT CAUSE autism) A major toxic effect associated MeHg exposure in humans is damage to the developing nervous …