Archived | Grants Funded – Cure Autism Now 2006 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Cure Autism Now funded a variety of science programs designed to encourage innovative approaches toward identifying the causes, developing means of prevention and treatment and ultimately, finding a cure for autism and related disorders.Field-building research grants were a core feature of Cure Autism Now's science program: Pilot Project, Young Investigator, Treatment, and Innovative Technology in …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Funded Research For 2000 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research Funded: 2000 (NAAR) In 2000, NAAR became the first non-governmental organization to break the $1 million mark for funding autism research and committed approximately $1.5 million to fund 19 pilot studies and two mentor-based fellowships in autism research taking place in the United States and Spain. Also in 2000, NAAR and the Nancy Lurie …

Archived | Lexington’s SynapDx gets $2m as it looks to develop new autism test & Press Releases | Circa February 21, 2013 #NotAnAutisticAlly AGRE Collection

SynapDx logo Lexington’s SynapDx gets $2m as it looks to develop new autism test By Chris Reidy | Boston.com SynapDx Corp., a Lexington firm developing diagnostics for the earlier detection of autism, said Thursday that it has gotten $2 million in funding from Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, or LabCorp, a North Carolina-based company that specializes …

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 | 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 | Autism Speaks: A Comparative Study Evaluating the Dose-Responsiveness Effects of methylmercury and Thimerosal on Select Nervous, Immune and Enzyme Parameters | Circa 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

A Comparative Study Evaluating the Dose-Responsiveness Effects of methylmercury and Thimerosal on Select Nervous, Immune and Enzyme Parameters  Deborah Keil, Ph. D. Medical Univeristy of South Carolina  Grant Abstract:Infantile autism (IA) is a neurodevelopmental syndrome found in 1-5 cases of every 10,000 children with boys acquiring this syndrome 3-5 times more than girls. The spectrum …

Archived | Autism Speaks: CDC Report Draws Wide Attention | Circa February 8, 2007 #NotAnAutisticAlly

CDC Report Draws Wide Attention (Links included here direct back to the Web Archive/Wayback Machine) News from the Centers for Disease Control that the prevalance of autism is higher than previously believed – up to 1 in 150 – gained widespread coverage in national and local press this week. Here are links to some of …