Archived | Autism Speaks / CDC Epidemiology Subcommittee Meetings Notes | Circa September – December 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

minutes_sept-dec2006Download Conference callAutism Speaks / CDC Epidemiology SubcommitteeSeptember 2006 Minutes from August 2006 were approved. Updates from the working groups There was a discussion on the significant issues in conducting research in these countries and this discussion mainly focused on the problems with case definitions of autism in different countries and the broader definition of …

Archived | Autism Speaks / CDC Epidemiology Subcommittee: Meeting Notes | January – June 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

minutes_jan-june2007Download Conference callAutism Speaks / CDC Epidemiology SubcommitteeJanuary 2007 Minutes from December 2006 were approved with minor modifications. It was agreed to create condensed minutes from past conference calls to be posted on the web site of the International Epidemiology Network so that new members can gain an understanding of the history of the subcommittee. …

Archived | Autism Speaks: New Study Reveals Autism Prevalence in South Korea Estimated to be 2.6% or 1 in 38 Children | Circa May 9, 2011 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research by U.S., Korean and Canadian Investigators Identifies Children Not Yet Diagnosed and Has Potential to Increase Autism Spectrum Disorder Prevalence Estimates Worldwide  New York, N.Y. (May 9, 2011) – In the first comprehensive study of autism prevalence using a total population sample, an international team of investigators from the U.S., South Korea, and Canada …

Archived | Autism Speaks: MIT Scientists Locate Key Enzyme for Reversing Fragile X in Mice | Circa June 25, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

MIT Scientists Locate Key Enzyme for Reversing Fragile X in Mice Researchers at the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have located an enzyme in the brain which may lead to an effective therapy for countering the symptoms of Fragile X Syndrome, or FXS. Working with mice which had …

Archived | Autism Speaks Announces $6.9 Million in New Biomedical Research Grants | Circa June 19, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

63 projects To Be Funded in Three Separate Categories (NEW YORK, NY - June 19, 2006) – Autism Speaks is funding 63 new biomedical research projects at a total value of over $6.9 million. The awards cover a broad spectrum of autism sciences, including cognitive/motor processing, diagnosis, epidemiology, genetics, language and communication, neurobiology (including molecular …

Archived | Autism Speaks: International Epidemiology Grant Summaries (Winter 2008) | Circa 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Shuaib Kauchali, PhDUniversity of KwaZulu-Natal, Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine, South Africa; and Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NYTotal: $120,000 for 2 years KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Autism Study Little is known about how frequently Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) occurs in children in developing countries. The primary aim of the KZN Autism Study …

Snapshot | Google alerts – autism | Circa October 27, 2008

Google News Alert for: autism New ways to diagnose autism earlierAbilene Reporter-News - Abilene,TX,USABy Jeremy Singer-Vine Scientists have begun looking for signs of autism in children as young as a few months. Diagnosis allows parents to initiate ...See all stories on this topicBRITT EDWARDS: Clarity in autism approachGeelong Advertiser - Geelong,Victoria,AustraliaMANY of us know of someone who is autistic. An increasing number of children …