Archived | Autism Speaks: Science Advisory Board | Circa 2007 #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Scientific Advisory Board Scientific and medical experts meet several times a year to review research proposals for Autism Speaks.  David Amaral, Ph.D.University of California, Davis M.I.N.D. InstituteGeorge Anderson, Ph.D.Yale Child Center, Yale University David S. Baskin, M.D., F.A.C.S.Methodist Neurological Institute Margaret Bauman, M.D.LADDERS, Massachusetts General Hospital Ralph Bradshaw, Ph.D.University of California, Irvine Melissa Down Begg, …

Archived | Grants Funded By Cure Autism Now – 2005 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Grants Funded by Cure Autism Now - 2005 Genetics: Searching DNA for mutations that will point to proteins and pathways that may be amenable to treatment  The Prevalence of Mutations in X-Chromosome Linked Genes (Pilot Project Award) Jozef Gecz, Ph.D., Women's and Children's Hospital, Australia Genes and the environment perform a delicate balancing act in the …

Archived | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Research Funded: 2004 | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Research Funded: 2004 (NAAR) In 2004, NAAR committed $6.2 million to fund 25 pilot studies, 14 pre- and post-doctoral fellowships as well as two large collaborative programs: the NAAR Autism Genome Project and expansion of the Autism Tissue Program. In addition, NAAR's 2004 research commitments include the ongoing support of two interdisciplinary autism training programs …

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 | National Alliance For Autism Research (NAAR) Research Funded: 2002 Mentor-Based Fellowships | #AutisticHistory #NotAnAutisticAlly

Reasearch Funded: 2002 Mentor-Based Fellowships In 2002, NAAR budgeted an unprecedented $1 million to fund pre- and post-doctoral mentor-based fellowships to attract the best and brightest young minds to focus their talents on autism research. Pre-Doctoral Fellowships Autism Research Centre (Cambridge, England)Mentor: Simon Baron-Cohen, Ph.D. University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)Mentor: Deborah A. Fein, Ph.D. New …

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 …

Snapshot | Google alerts – autism | Circa January 7, 2018

autismDaily update ⋅ January 7, 2018NEWS Autism Rates Appear to Have Finally Plateaued in The US, But Doctors Don't Know WhyScienceAlertBased on surveys of more than 30,000 parents, the number of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) was 2.41 percent in the US between 2014 and 2016, with no statistically significant increase across that time. However, the new estimate from the …