Archived | AGRE Frequently Asked Questions & The AGRE Consortium | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Image background is blue with a white dna strand. In a white circle are logos for Autism Speaks, AGRE, Cure Autism Now and NIH/NIMH. Above the circle it says: Not An Autistic Ally. AGRE Frequently Asked Questions What is AGRE? How do I gain access to AGRE? How do I order biomaterials from AGRE? How …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Brain Development Initiative | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Screenshot of Brain Development Initiative page Portfolio: Autism Biology The biology of autism is the focus of one of four primary portfolios in the Autism Speaks Sciences Program. The Biology Portfolio will focus on the areas of neuroscience, physiology and molecular biology to gain a better understanding of the pathology and underlying biological mechanisms that …

Archived | Cure Autism Now: Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) | Circa May 10, 2006 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Does your family have two or more children diagnosed with autism, PDD or Asperger's syndrome? Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) Tell us about your family. Click here to complete the secure online Family Contact Form, or click to print the Family Contact form. *** AGRE's Key Objectives: The Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) was created by Cure Autism …

Archived | Autism Speaks Announces Major Expansion of Autism Treatment Network  Fifteen Sites in the U.S. and Canada … | Circa December 12, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Announces Major Expansion of Autism Treatment Network Fifteen Sites in the U.S. and Canada Dedicated to the Care of Children and Adolescents with Autism  NEW YORK, NY (Dec 12, 2007) – Autism Speaks, the nation's leading autism advocacy organization, today announced its Autism Treatment Network (ATN) would triple in size, expanding from five sites to fifteen …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Autism Consortium Releases Data on Genes Involved in Autism to Researchers Worldwide | Circa October 22, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Consortium Releases Data on Genes Involved in Autism to Researchers Worldwide BOSTON – October 22, 2007 – The Autism Consortium, a group of researchers, clinicians and families dedicated to radically accelerating research and enhancing clinical care for autism, announced today that it has completed the first genome scan for autism spectrum disorders (ASD) through …

Archived | 2008 Pilot Awards (Summer) | Circa 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Matthew Belmonte, Ph.D.Cornell University$119,968 for 2 yearsVideo game environments for the integrative study of perception, attention and social cognition in autism and autism sibs Autism's social and communicative deficits are its most obvious and debilitating symptoms. Less appreciated are the lower-level, non-social symptoms, such as enhanced sensory perception, narrow and inflexible attention, and executive abnormalities …

Archived | Autism Speaks: 2008 Basic and Clinical Awards (Winter) | Circa 2008 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Theo Palmer, Ph.D.Stanford UniversityTotal: $382,500 for 3 years Maternal Infection and Autism: Impact of Placental Sufficiency and Maternal Inflammatory Responses on Fetal Brain Development Maternal infections during pregnancy have been linked to an increased risk of autism and other neurological disorders in the child. Dr. Palmer's laboratory has found that giving a mild infection to …