Archived | Autism Speaks Grants Related to Potential Environmental Factors in Autism | Circa 2005 – 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly #AutisticHistory

Autism Speaks Grants Related to Potential Environmental Factors in Autism Autism Speaks is committed to facilitating research that will uncover the causes of autism, develop effective biomedical treatments, and hasten the discovery of a cure. As part of this commitment, Autism Speaks has funded research projects that explore potential environmental factors in autism. For the …

Archived | Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now – 2002 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 2002 Studies of a serotonin transporter (5HTT) mutation associates with Asperger's syndrome Matthew Beckman, University of Alabama at Birmingham (Young Investigator) The search for genes associated with autism has been the focus of much attention by researchers in the past few years. Recently this search has led to …

Archived | Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now – 2001 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 2001 Early detection of autism Jan Buitelaar, M.D., Ph.D., University Medical Center Utrecht (Pilot Research) For both clinical and research reasons it is important to detect children with typical autism and with the broader phenotype of autism spectrum disorders at an age as early as possible. We have …

Snapshot | Google alerts – autism | Circa July 25, 2013

News 10 new results for autism Autism swimming event returns to Miami Springs MiamiHerald.com After a summer filled with swimming lessons, local children will gather at the Miami Springs Pool for the annual “I Swim for Autism” event. The event will take ...See all stories on this topic » Autism Link to Mercury in Fish Not Supported MedPage TodayDespite that growing body of …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Environmental Factors in Autism Initiative | Circa December 2007

Environmental Factors in Autism Initiative The role of environmental factors in the development of autism is a crucial area of study. Although we know that genetics is an important factor, genetics alone may not account for all cases of autism. The increase in the reported number of autism cases has generated extreme concern over the …

Archived | Cure Autism Now/Autism Speaks: Isaac Pessah, Ph.D. Receives Inaugural CAN Environmental Innovator Award | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Isaac Pessah, Ph.D. Receives Inaugural CAN Environmental Innovator Award Cure Autism Now (CAN) is pleased to name Isaac Pessah, Ph.D., as recipient of its first CAN Environmental Innovator Award. This award was designed to identify and support researchers who are studying how relevant exposures to toxins translate into altered biology, and how this is related to …

Archived | Autism Speaks: Effect of Mercury on Apoptosis of Neuronal Cells | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Effect of Mercury on Apoptosis of Neuronal Cells  Leman Yel, M.D., University of California, Irvine Grant abstract:Organic mercury compounds are known to be toxic mainly to the nervous system. Recently, the similarities between the neurological findings in mercury exposure and autism have come to attention. It has been estimated that children are exposed to a …