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 …

#StopSpectrum10K | So Autistica is A-OK On The Spectrum 10K Project … Some #AutisticHistory Here On The Merry-Go-Round Of Initiatives By Autism Orgs | Circa September 2021 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Learning Disability Today published an article titled, “New landmark autism project raises concerns about reuse of DNA data,” on August 24, 2021. The focus was on the new research project in the UK called Spectrum 10K. The purpose is to collect DNA from 10,000 Autistic people for research purposes. The Spectrum 10K project is led …

#StopSpectrum10K | Round-Up: From The Fallacy of Genetic Autism Studies to the Dangers Of Spectrum10K | Circa August 2021

| August 31, 2021 A round-up of social media, articles and posts about #StopSpectrum10K READ Spectrum 10k: The Fallacy of Genetic Autism Studies The waters surrounding autistic genetic studies are best described as murky. The MSSNG project from Autism Speaks and SPARK from the Simons Foundation are prime examples (as both organizations are partners).  Aside from them being viewed as harmful …

#StopSpectrum10K | Autistic Activists & Real Allies Campaign Together To Stop #Spectrum10K In The UK | #StayLoud #StayStrong

Around the world Autistic advocates and our real allies are campaigning together to stop the Spectrum 10K project. The campaign’s tags known so far: #StopSpectrum10K. Spectrum 10K is being touted as the largest study of autism in the UK … and it is a research study involving 10,000 Autistic individuals of all ages and abilities …

Archived | NAAR/Autism Speaks: Autism Tissue Program | Circa 2009 … #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Tissue Program In 1998, NAAR played a pivotal role in establishing and funding the Autism Tissue Program, a parent-led post-mortem brain tissue donation program dedicated to autism research. The Autism Tissue Program makes post-mortem brain tissue available to as many qualified scientists as possible to advance autism research. Using brain tissue, scientists can go …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Autism Genome Project (AGP) | Circa 2004 #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 for …

#StopSpectrum10K | History Archive Collections Related To This UK Project | #NotAnAutisticAlly

Here are some Autistic History collections related to the UKs project to collect DNA from Autistics. Last updated: August 27, 2021 Added Wellcome Trust. Initiatives & Programs Touched by Autism Speaks Timeline of Autism Genome Project & Affiliated Organizations Wellcome Daniel Geschwind >> Simon Baron-Cohen >> Autism Genome Project (AGP) >> Autism Genetic Resource Exchange …