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 vaccines administered during early childhood or any one doctor’s visit. These studies have not found a link between vaccines and autism.
(Oct 19, 2014) - Tomorrow Autism Speaks President Liz Feld, Co-Founder Bob Wright and Vasili Tsamis of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation will welcome the sixth class of Dennis Weatherstone Predoctoral Fellows, at the Princeton Club, in New York City.
(Oct 15, 2014) Today, autism researchers and clinicians from around the world will meet in Baltimore to begin developing practical and freely available tools for diagnosing autism in low- and middle-income countries.