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Autism Speaks Awards 10 New Research Grants Funding Nearly $1.8 Million over Next Three Years

New York, N.Y. (October 12, 2011) – Autism Speaks, the world’s largest autism science and advocacy organization, today announced the awarding of 10 new research grants totaling $1,782,934 in funding over the next three years. The selected... More...

Weatherstone Fellowship Research is Published as Autism Speaks Announces the 2011 Class of Weatherstone Fellows

NEW YORK, N.Y. (June 30, 2011) – Autism Speaks Weatherstone Pre-Doctoral Fellows M. Ali Bangash, a 2009 fellow, and Mehreen Kouser, a 2010 fellow, recently published new findings in the journal Cell that shed light on the biology of... More...

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...

Paternal Age and Autism Associated in Family-Based Sample

A recent article by Abraham Reichenberg and co-workers based on Israeli births in the 1980's reported a significant association between paternal age at birth and a child's risk for developing autism. The study reporte... More...

Autism Speaks' ITA Initiative Announces $400,000 in New Research Grants

The Autism Speaks' Innovative Technology for Autism (ITA) Initiative has awarded more than $400,000 in new research grants to develop innovative assistive, educational, therapeutic, and diagnostic technologies for persons with autism. ITA was crea... More...

Autism Speaks Announces $3.6 Million in Grants Focusing on Environmental Factors and Autism

In March of 2008, Autism Speaks released a Request For Applications that solicited proposals for projects that focused on studying environmental contributions to autism, with a special emphasis on environmental factors and their interaction with g... More...

Autism Genome Project Researchers Spearhead New Genetics Discovery

Researchers have found that different genes may be responsible for causing autism in boys than in girls. The findings also support the notion that multiple genes contribute to autism spectrum disorder.

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