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: Clinical Trials Network | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Clinical Trials Network Fluoxetine StudyMemantine Study Autism Speaks' Clinical Trials Network (CTN) was officially launched in 2005 by Cure Autism Now to focus on translational research, the critical step necessary to transfer findings from the laboratory to clinical application. Well controlled and appropriately blinded studies are needed to test whether anecdotal evidence holds. By facilitating …

Archived | Autism Speaks: CDC Report Draws Wide Attention | Circa February 8, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

CDC Report Draws Wide Attention (Links included here direct back to the Web Archive/Wayback Machine) News from the Centers for Disease Control that the prevalance of autism is higher than previously believed – up to 1 in 150 – gained widespread coverage in national and local press this week. Here are links to some of …

Archived | ‘New’ Autism Speaks Gathers in Capital | Circa March 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

'New' Autism Speaks Gathers in Capital Volunteers, Field Staff and Leadership Celebrate Gains of 2006, Plan New Initiatives for 2007 Heeding repeated calls to serve the autism community as “one strong voice,” nearly 240 staff and volunteers of the newly combined Autism Speaks and Cure Autism Now, or CAN, joined forces in Washington, D.C. March …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Case Against Vaccines goes to U.S. Court of Federal Claims First ever test case to be heard in Washington DC | Circa June 11, 2007 #VaccinesDoNotCauseAutism #NotAnAutisticAlly

On Monday, June 11, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims will hear the first test case from among more than 4,800 claims filed against the federal government during the past six years alleging that children have contracted autism as a result of vaccines. JUNE 18, 2007 | PART OF OPEN PHONES Washington Journal Federal Court Case on …

Archived | United States Autism Treatment & Research Hearing: Opening Statement by Dr. Julie L. Gerberding | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

SUMMARY STATEMENT OF DR. JULIE L. GERBERDING Dr. Gerberding. Thank you, it's good to be back. We really appreciate the committee's interest in this topic. Is my microphone on, can you hear me okay?Senator Harkin. Yes.Dr. Gerberding. We are very grateful for all of the support that the committee has given us, and particularly for …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Prevalence of Autism Now 1 in 150, According to New CDC Report | Circa February 8, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

WASHINGTON, DC (February 8, 2007) -- This morning, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released, through its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), the latest revised prevalence figures for autism. The report indicates that the prevalence of autism is now 1 in 150, up from the 1 in 166 figure reported by the …