Archived | Autism Speaks: Brain Development Initiative | Circa 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Brain Development Initiative The creation of effective biologically-based treatments for autism will require knowledge of the underlying brain defects. Identifying what goes awry in the developing brain of children with autism is the first step. Brain Development Initiative We must understand how, when, and why the brains of individuals with autism are thrown off track …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Autism Epidemiology Network | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks and the CDC have established an international information sharing network to study the epidemiology of autism Our Mission Autism Speaks and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are co-sponsoring an initiative to explore possible scientific opportunities in an international collaborative effort in autism epidemiology. The long range objectives of this project are to …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Autism Genome Project | Circa 2007 #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 …

Archived | Autism Speaks and Leading Global Autism Researchers Announce the Launch of Phase 2 of the Autism Genome Project | Circa March 1, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Phase One Progress Sparks Expansion of the Largest Collaborative Study Ever Conducted to Find the Genes Responsible for Autism NEW YORK, NY ( March 1, 2007) -- Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism research, and an international consortium of researchers, philanthropists, government funding agencies, …

Archived | Understanding the Autism Genome Project’s First Findings | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Findings Grants Program Science News Overview Science Portfolio Clinical Programs Initiatives The genetic influence on autism is complex, with research suggesting that a combination of genes work together to render an individual susceptible. One way to address this complexity is for researchers to investigate a large collection of families with affected individuals in order to …

Archived | Autism Speaks and the World’s Leading Autism Experts Announce the Publication of the Autism Genome Project Phase 1 Results | Circa February 18, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Preliminary Results of the Autism Genome Project Published in Nature Genetics NEW YORK, NY (February 18, 2007) -- Autism Speaks , a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism research, together with an international consortium of researchers and participating families, today announced the publication of the preliminary results …

Archived | Autism Speaks and The New York Center for Autism to Celebrate “A New Decade for Autism” at May 9 Benefit Dinner | Circa April 20, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

NBC Dateline's Stone Phillips to Emcee and NYC Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein Will Give Keynote Speech  NBC News' Stone Phillips will serve as master of ceremonies and New York City Schools Chancellor Joel I. Klein will be the special guest and keynote speaker at “A New Decade for Autism,” a special fundraising dinner benefiting …