Epidemiology/Prevalence

Vaccines and Autism

Many studies have examined possible links between vaccination and increased prevalence of autism. This research has paid particular attention to the measles-mumps-rubella (MMR) vaccine, vaccines containing thimerosal and the total number of vaccin... More...

Study: Prenatal Exposure to Mercury Not Associated with Autism

A new study finds no association between autism and mercury levels in blood samples from pregnant women or their newborns. But the researchers caution that pregnant... More...

Autism’s Rising Numbers: Q&A with Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer

 Autism Speaks Chief Science Officer Rob Ring responds to questions a... More...

Autism Speaks Awards Nearly $2.7 Million in Research Grants

Autism Speaks is pleased to announce new fundi... More...

Autism Speaks Awards First Philip and Faith Geier Autism Research Grant in Environmental Sciences

NEW YORK, N.Y. (January 25, 2012) –  Autism Speaks is pleased to announce its first Philip and Faith Geier Autism Research Grants in Environmental Sciences, named in honor of Phil Geier and his late wife, Faith in recognition o... More...

Autism Speaks Top 10 Autism Research Achievements of 2011

NEW YORK, N.Y. (December 20, 2011­) – Autism Speaks, the world's largest autism science and advocacy organization, has released its annual list of the 10 most significant science achievements to have impacted autism during the previo... More...

Population Screening Reveals Dramatically Higher Autism Rates

South Korean study suggests many missed diagnoses in general population

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Special International Autism Epidemiology Project

Through interactions with the Fogarty International Center, the international component of the NIH that addresses global health challenges through innovative and collaborative research and training programs, Autism Speaks became aware of a developmen... More...
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