Archived | Gene Interaction Raises Autism Risk in Blacks and Whites | Circa June 19, 2006 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Gene Interaction Raises Autism Risk in Blacks and Whites DURHAM, N.C. -- A combination of two malfunctioning genes increases the risk of autism among African Americans, researchers at Duke University Medical Center have found. This same gene combination also increases the risk of autism in Caucasians, the Duke team reported in a 2005 study. The researchers believe …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Research Funded: 2004 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research Funded: 2004 (NAAR) In 2004, NAAR committed $6.2 million to fund 25 pilot studies, 14 pre- and post-doctoral fellowships as well as two large collaborative programs: the NAAR Autism Genome Project and expansion of the Autism Tissue Program. In addition, NAAR's 2004 research commitments include the ongoing support of two interdisciplinary autism training programs …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Research Funded: 2003 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research Funded: 2003 (NAAR) In 2003, NAAR committed approximately $4.9 million to fund 35 pilot studies, 13 pre- and post-doctoral fellowships and two autism training programs. NAAR's 2003 research commitments funded autism investigations in the U.S., Canada, England, Scotland and Denmark. As part of the 2003 awards, NAAR is co-sponsoring two autism training programs in …

Archived | NAAR: Researched Funded 1997 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research Funded: 1997 (NAAR) In 1997, NAAR awarded its first research grants, committing approximately $150,000 to fund five pilot studies in autism research taking place in throughout the United States. Barry Gordon, M.D., Ph.D. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD"Training of Speech Perception and Speech Comprehension in Autistic Children: A Combined Behavioral-Neurophysiological Pilot …

Archived | NAAR Autism Genome Project: Research Consortiums | Circa July 2004 #NotAnAutisticAlly

NAAR Autism Genome Project: Research Consortiums At the core of the NAAR Autism Genome Project are the investigators bringing it to life - a consortium of academic collaborators that have formed an unprecedented partnership. This “collaboration of collaborations” is the largest consortium ever assembled to focus on the genetics of autism and is composed of …