Archived | Five major psychiatric disorders have overlapping patterns of genetic activity, new study shows | Circa February 8, 2018 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Five major psychiatric diseases have overlapping patterns of genetic activity, new study show By Amy Ellis Nutt  The Washington Post Certain patterns of genetic activity appear to be common among five distinct psychiatric disorders — autism, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression and alcoholism — according to a new study. The paper, appearing in the journal Science, was released Thursday. Scientists analyzed data from 700 human brains, …

Snapshot | Google Alerts – autism | circa February 7, 2017

Note: Links are original to the email and most likely don’t work. autismDaily update ⋅ February 7, 2017NEWS Questions for Daniel Geschwind: Making autism studies diverseSpectrumFor example, African-Americans constituted just over 2 percent of individuals in the Autism Genetic Resource Exchange, a large repository of genetic ...Flag as irrelevant Search for missing teen with autism in Lake JacksonKHOU.comLAKE JACKSON, Texas- A search is underway for a missing …

Archived | Autism Speaks: IOM to Hold Workshop on Autism and the Environment | Circa April 18, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

IOM to Hold Workshop on Autism and the Environment On April 18 and 19, 2007, the Institute of Medicine, or IOM, will host a workshop in Washington, D.C. entitled: “Autism and the Environment: Challenges and Opportunities for Research.” This workshop, organized in response to a request from the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, …

Archived | Autism Treatment & Research: Budget Allocations | Circa April 17, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Senator Harkin. Thank you very much, Dr. Insel, and Dr. Gerberding. I'll yield to Senator Specter. BUDGET ALLOCATIONS Senator Specter. Well, thank you very much, Mr. Chairman for accommodating my schedule. Dr. Insel, the funding for autism has risen, as I noted, from $27 million in 1998, to a projected budget in 2008 of $107,870,000--that's …

Archive | Autism Speaks Names Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D., as Chief Science Officer | Circa December 6, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks Names Geraldine Dawson, Ph.D., as Chief Science Officer  Drawing on More Than 20 years of Scientific Leadership at the University of Washington, Dawson will Set the Strategic Agenda for Autism Speaks' Leading Autism Science Program NEW YORK, NY (Dec 6, 2007) – Autism Speaks, the nation's leading autism advocacy organization, today announced the …

Archived | New NIH Grant Will Allow USC-Led Research Team to Expand Autism Speaks’ Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) Program | Circa October 3, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

New NIH Grant Will Allow USC-Led Research Team to Expand Autism Speaks' Autism Genetic Resource Exchange (AGRE) Program  $8.4 Million for Research into the Genetic, Physical and Behavioral Profiles of Children with Autism NEW YORK, NY (October 3, 2007) -- Autism Speaks today joined with the University of Southern California in announcing that a multi-institution …

Archived | Autism Speaks™ Announces New Staff Structure for its Science Program | Circa April 16, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

Autism Speaks™ Announces New Staff Structure for its Science Program  Organization Restructures Science Program, Announces New Staff Appointments (NEW YORK, NY – April 16, 2007) – Autism Speaks, a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing awareness of autism and raising money to fund autism research, today announced the re-structuring of its science department. Sophia Colamarino, Ph.D. …